Daniel K Judd was born and raised in Kanab, Utah. He is married to Kaye Seegmiller, and together they have four children and thirteen grandchildren. In addition to his undergraduate degree from Southern Utah University, Brother Judd has an MS in family science and a PhD in counseling psychology from Brigham Young University. Currently, he is a professor of ancient scripture and dean of the College of Religious Education at BYU. He has authored and edited several books and articles in the fields of religion and mental health, marriage and family relationships, and the psychology of religion. Brother Judd served as a member of the Sunday School General Presidency, and as mission president of the Ghana Accra Mission from 2011 through 2014. At present, Brother Judd serves as a patriarch in the Orem Utah Canyon View Stake.