David was born in the suburbs of Chicago in 1988. His family later moved to St. Louis, where he grew up and began to discover his passion for acting. In 2007 he moved back to Chicago to study Musical Theater at The Theatre Conservatory of the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University; where he received his BFA in 2011.
Since school, David has been performing both around Chicago and with different regional theaters. He is currently represented by Gray Talent Group.