Juris Doctor Candidate, 2024
Daniel served as a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force, piloting the T-6, T-38, F-16, and F-22 from 2011 to 2021. As an officer, Daniel led various units, including the Alaskan Northern Aerospace Defense Region’s F-22 Combat Alert Cell. In 2020, he was one of six winners of the United States Air Force Academy’s Young Alumni Excellence Award. He feels called to public service by his desire to improve equity and access to education and emerging markets for historically disadvantaged and underrepresented communities. Daniel graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a BSc in political science, and from Old Dominion University with an MA in public administration.