Daniel Esquivel is a self-taught freelance designer who auditioned and was accepted as one of the contestants of Project Runway season 11, where
he was named the winner of the first challenge of the season.
He has background in retail sales and likes to think that he has a unique point of view about fashion. Daniel was one of the final four finalists of Project Runway season 11 and even created a 12-look Fall collection in the first part of the finale. Unfortunately, he was eliminated
and was not given the chance to showcase his work at New York Fashion Week . In 2013, he became of the contestants of
Project Runway All Stars season 3.
He was eliminated during the unconventional insect-inspired challenge.