Raised in Los Angeles County, California amidst a thriving group of creative friends and blue-collar family. Daniel is first generation Mexican-American. In 2015 he moved to San Francisco where he works on photography and filmmaking projects. He went on to attend San Francisco State University to earn a B.A in Cinema and a B.A. in Studio Art. His video art and photography pieces center around themes of oneness, questioning reality, death, and inquiry into existential meaning. His work as a documentarian with street photography and filmmaking consist of a dance with the surrounding environment. Focusing on subtle yet meaningful moments in his life and in the lives that surround him, he works alongside people to help tell their stories.