Daniel Lauer grew up primarily in Japan before returning to western Pennsylvania to study and graduate from Grove City College in the spring of 2018 with a B.A. in history. In the summer of 2017, he served as a research intern for the Capital Research Center (CRC) in Washington, D.C. This summer, he is working at CRC while writing for YourWorld Sports. He grew up watching and playing multiple sports and continues to spend his free time closely following the NBA, MLB, NFL, and college sports.