Daniel is in the middle of the front row in his family picture
What is your background?: I am from a small town Eastern Iowa, Bellevue. My high school graduating class was 27. I have two brothers and one sister.
What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: My brother graduated from Kirkwood and is currently working for Kirkwood. I also heard Kirkwood’s Turf Program was excellent.
What is your program of study and what interests you about it?: Golf Course and Athletic Turf grass Management. Being outdoors, having turf I manage be not only something beautiful to look at but also safe to play sports on.
Are you involved in anything else outside of classes?: I am currently Kirkwood’s Turf Intern in the Horticulture building, and a part time worker for the Cedar Rapids Kernels Grounds Crew.
What do you do for fun?: Riding my motorcycle, working out, video games, going back home to see my hometown friends.
Where do you see yourself in five years?: Somewhere outside of Iowa working in the sports turf industry.