Daniel Yuschick


Born and raised in Pennsylvania, USA
  • Spent my 7th birthday singing every word at an Alice Cooper concert
  • Worked two years in a record store
  • Freelanced as a web designer and developer
  • Played drums in multiple metal bands
Moved to North Carolina, USA in 2009
  • Learned what a recession was
  • Continued to freelance
  • Never used my Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice / Computer Forensics
  • Adopted my dog, Abbie
  • Competed in several YMCA basketball leagues
  • Tried bean-to-bar chocolate and have been spoiled since
  • Taught Frontend Engineering at The Iron Yard coding bootcamp
Followed my love of winter and metal to Helsinki, Finland in 2017
  • Lived in an AirBnB without running water for the first two weeks
  • A lot more basketball and a lot less freelancing
  • Discovered my love of traveling
  • Wrote my first novel, The Mines
  • Attended Turkmenistan's annual Independence Day horse race
  • Returned to indoor rock climbing
  • Found out what a pandemic was
  • Learned how to drive manual then bought an automatic
Still to come...
  • Complete and publish a second novel
  • Learn enough Finnish to become a citizen
  • Get a Fazer chocolate bar tattoo
I live my life one hot chocolate at a time.