DuJuan Daniels enters his fifth season with the Raiders after serving the previous 13 seasons in the New England Patriots' personnel department. He served two years as the Raiders' Assistant Director of Player Personnel before moving into his current role.
Daniels spent six seasons as a national scout for New England. He joined the Patriots in 2006 as a scouting assistant before being promoted and serving five seasons as an area scout. During his time in New England, the Patriots won 12 AFC East Division titles, advanced to six AFC Championship Games and claimed three Super Bowl championships (XLIX, LI and LIII). He attended the NFL Symposium for General Manager and Head Coaching candidates at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Management in 2014 as well as the Fritz Pollard Association General Manager Symposium in 2019. He participated in the NFL's inaugural Ozzie Newsome General Manager Forum in 2021.
Prior to joining the Patriots, Daniels served as the offensive coordinator at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis. (2004-05) and was the wide receivers coach at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa (2003). Daniels was a four-year letterman at Boston College, where he was a wide receiver and kick returner. The Indianapolis native went to four bowl games with the Eagles, was a two-time selection to the Big East All-Academic Team and was named the Boston College Male Scholar Athlete of the Year in both 1999 and 2000. He also received the Boston College Football Coaches Leadership Award in 2000.
He attended Bishop Chatard High School in Indianapolis, where he was a member of the Division 3A state championship football team in 1997 while earning Indiana's Mr. Football award. Daniels earned a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in higher education administration from Boston College. He was inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame in 2019.
Daniels and his wife, Natalie, have sons Kingston and Rocky Madden and a daughter (the late Oakley Rose.)