Daniel Payne has lived in Bibb County all of his life. He graduated from BCHS in 1988 and played baseball and football for the Choctaws. He lives with his wife Kayla in Eoline and they have three daughters, Kayla, Kari, and Kyndall. They also have three granddaughters, Keegan, Aybree, and Meelah. Daniel enjoys all kinds of sports and hunts whenever he can. He also loves history and touring Civil War forts and other sites. Daniel has worked at Phifer Incorporated for the past 25 years and volunteers with the football and baseball teams at BCHS.