Anthony Daniels was supposed to be an athlete. And then a physical therapist. And then a teacher. But instead, he’s making Alabama history as the state’s first African American House minority leader — and also as the youngest House minority leader in Alabama history.
Daniels, a Democrat, credits “perfect timing” in part to his elevation in the state house, but the 34-year-old has a rich history of turning trials in his life to accomplishments.