Daniel Hallquist is a 2017 graduate of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, with a Bachelor of Science in Communication, majoring in public relations. He also holds an Associate of Applied Science in Communication Graphics. Beginning in August of 2020, Daniel will be studying at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom to work towards a Master of Science in Science Communication.

Currently, Daniel is a bakery chef at the Flour Head Bakery in Knoxville, where he bakes all the delicious things. He loves to travel and experience life in other countries, with Switzerland being his current favorite.

Daniel also volunteers as a foster for the Tennessee Doberman Rescue Plus. He loves bringing in neglected dogs and giving them the chance to love life again with a new, loving family. He is also slightly obsessed with his own dogs, Juno & Persephone, who just so happens to be very good girls.