Born and raised in Alabama, LaDaniel Maxwell joined the U.S. Army in January 2000, served five years on active duty which included a tour in Operation Iraqi Freedom. After his military service, Maxwell moved to Texas in 2005, continued his involvement in security operations working his way up to become the Assistant Security Director for Stonebriar Mall and The Village at Allen and Fairview.
He graduated from Collin College in 2012 with an Audio Engineering Certification and Associate's Degree in Arts. In 2014, Maxwell graduated from the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in Tempe, Arizona, and is currently pursuing bachelor's and master's degrees in Audio Production from Berklee College of Music.
In 2015, he relocated to Los Angeles and completed an internship at Bedrock Studios as the assistant in-house engineer which involved numerous studio recording sessions and live concerts while working closely with established and aspiring artists of all genres.
After that internship, Maxwell worked for the audio-visual company Creative Technologies in Panorama City, California, as an in-house technician, eventually becoming the lead audio technician in the warehouse department. In December 2019, he moved back to Texas and joined UNT's Media Arts Department in June 2020 as the Media Equipment Room supervisor. Expressing his thanks for the opportunity, Maxwell looks forward to helping students reach their creative dreams and purse their careers in the entertainment industry.