Daniel is currently in his Sophomore year of college as a Collegium V and CS^2 Honors Student at the University of Texas at Dallas (GPA: 4.00). He has maintained a straight A record since his 6th grade year and has recieved recognition in various forms for his academic excellence, including:

Membership with Duke University's TIP program in both 4th and 7th grade

An award from Duke University for an exceptional performance on the ACT in 7th grade

National Merit Scholar status (as bestowed by The College Board)

Graduation as a Valadictorian from Homestead High School in Cupertino, CA