Mathew Daniels is a graduate of Old Dominion University, holding a Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in International Relations. He served six years in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves. He has a diverse professional background including both Law enforcement and education. Fluent in both Spanish and English he is currently learning Japanese, while residing in Japan as a military spouse. He has moved three different times in the past three years. He just concluded student teaching and is preparing to take the Foreign Service Officer Test while awaiting to start employment with the Child Youth Military Program.