Meet The Kid Behind "Damn Daniel"

A sneakerhead becomes the Internet's latest obsession.

By Sowmya Krishnamurthy

Damn Daniel. If you were online this weekend, you probably saw friends tweeting these strange words. So who is Daniel and why is he so awe-inspiring? Meet the Internet's latest obsession. 

Daniel Lara became meme-worthy after a video featuring several clips of him in white Vans went viral. "Damn Daniel," a voice can be heard over the video, and “Back at it again with the white Vans." According to Timethe montage was filmed by Daniel's friend Joshua Holz and was uploaded to Twitter on Feb. 15. It has over 330,000 likes and 260,000 ReTweets.

Daniel has since inspired a song and several memes, including being homework answers and his own starter pack. Damn.

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