Daniel graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Bachelor of Science in biology and minors in chemistry, international studies, STEM education, and Spanish. Daniel served Eta Psi as President, Marshal, Alumni Chairman, Intergreek Chairman, Philanthropy Chairman, and Standards Board Chairman. Before graduating, he was recognized as a Resolute Man. He also served in leadership positions for SEIFC, Order of Omega, UABTeach, Honors College Leadership Council, the IFC, Undergraduate Student Government Association, and the Student Alumni Society. Daniel is also a member of several honorary societies including Phi Sigma (biological sciences) and Alpha Epsilon Delta (pre-health).