High School: Julian Union High School
College: University of California, Los Angeles
Do not mistake Daniel’s reserved nature for passiveness. The sense of respect and trust for others so foundational to Daniel’s being are evident in the quiet dignity he exudes. His critically reflective nature has allowed him to excel in formal leadership positions as well as the role-model status afforded by his peers. Intensely motivated to achieve his goals, Daniel transferred schools to pursue a more rigorous academic and athletic load, taking initiative to overcome barriers of increased distance. Following from Daniel’s deep-seeded respect for others is his understanding of human connectivity and humble dedication to serving. After completing a degree from UCLA in Native American studies, Daniel’s servant leadership will undoubtedly benefit the community from which he derives so much grounding.