Daniel Sarmiento serves as Pastor of Connections at Fairfax Community Church (FCC) located just outside of Washington D.C. Prior to serving at FCC, Daniel was the Executive Director at Edu-Futuro, a non-profit dedicated to the mission of empowering Latino and immigrant youth to become the next generation of leaders and professionals.
Born in in Denver, Colorado, he is the son of Mexican immigrants and is passionate about preparing students and parents to succeed via the power of education. He has dedicated his life’s work to helping youth become leaders through his work in ministry, as a youth pastor, by directing a national college empowerment program at the Hispanic College Fund and through his work at Edu-Futuro. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Hope International University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Daniel and his wife have two small children and enjoy exploring historical sites in the area.