Nickname: Mate (mah-tey) Dan
Occupation: Aviva Yerba Mate/CEO
I Am From: Sandpoint, ID
High School/College: CDA High School
Favorite Flavor of Ice Cream: Chocolate
Worst First date: was taking a girl to a dance and I found out that she hates to dance.
Favorite Bad Song: Happiest Girl In the Whole U.S.A.
The Song That Always Gets Stuck In My Head: Englishman in New York/Sting
Where Someone would most likely catch me singing: Everywhere
Movie Line I Can't Stop Repeating: "He hates cans, stay away from the cans."(Steve Martin/The Jerk)
Motto For Life: "Be careful what you ask for, you just might get it."
The First Time I Knew I Wanted To Sing: When I was 6 years old.
Pets: 2 dogs, 2 cats. Name? Mac Dawg, Buster, Juniou, Rascal
Superstitions, Rituals or Good Luck Charms: I believe in myself
Finish the Sentence: Voters should Gimme the Mike because I am one of the oldest contestants, need a car and am a pretty darn good vocalist."