Daniel was born and raised in Montebello. He is the son of Francisca and Salvador Hernandez. He is the youngest of their 8 children. Daniel attended K-12 in the Montebello Unified School District. After graduating from Montebello High School he attended Cal Poly Pomona where he received his undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering in 2005. He later went onto Pepperdine University where he received his Master’s degree in Business Administration in 2011. Currently, Daniel is a supervisor at ATK, the Nation’s leader in propulsion tank manufacturing.
During Daniel’s spare time he loves to spend time with his wife, Nancy, his family and his dog Maggie.
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