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Damn Daniel: Viral Video Star’s High School Classmates Reveal What He’s Really Like

Tue, February 23, 2016 11:18pm EDT by Beth Shilliday 4 Comments

The world has been dying to know everything possible about ‘Damn Daniel’ Lara, ever since his pal’s video with the catchy saying went insanely viral. has learned EXCLUSIVELY from his Riverside Poly High classmates who the real Damn Daniel is!

So who is this handsome, fashionable, teenager who everyone is saying “Damn Daniel” about? It turns out that until the viral video blew up of Daniel Lara showing up for school each day in his white Vans, he was your every day high school freshman who just happened to have great taste in footwear. has EXCLUSIVELY learned who the real Daniel is, straight from his own classmates!

“Daniel Lara is single, he has no girlfriend and is a freshman at Riverside Poly High. He is a really nice, laid back guy,” a Riverside Poly High student tells EXCLUSIVELY. We have a feeling he won’t be staying single for long as he’s become such a newfound internet heart-throb that he’s getting marriage proposals from complete strangers!

It turns out Daniel’s also a pretty athletic guy as well as being a fashion star. “He is on the swim and water polo team. His friend who made the video, Josh Holz is a sophomore and a funny guy, he was just being himself in the video.” the source continues. Daniel owes Josh a great big thank you for documenting his white Vans and Stussy shirts with his “Damn Daniel” daily commentary, otherwise we’d never have heard of this handsome, fashionable teen. Get your own white Vans right here.

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We’ll actually get to hear about Daniel straight from the horse’s mouth when he appears on the Feb. 24 episode of Ellen DeGeneres‘ daytime talk show, where he’s wearing his white Vans and the Stussy t-shirt made famous in Josh’s video. We can’t wait to hear what Daniel has to say about his overnight international fame, and we’re sure he’s going to be totally adorable!

HollywoodLifers, are you still totally into “Damn Daniel” or are you getting over it?