Danny Earl Britt, Jr. was born in Robeson County to a mother who is a retired textile worker and to a father who was a state employee. He grew up spending his summers in tobacco fields, where he learned how to work hard and make a living.
Danny enlisted in the NC Army National Guard after high school and went on to play football at Appalachian State University. After college, he got a law degree and came back to Robeson County to work in a small law office. Danny later became a prosecutor in the Robeson County District Attorney’s Office.
He was deployed to Iraq and later Kuwait, and currently holds the rank of Lt. Colonel.
Today, Danny operates his own law firm and lives in Lumberton with his wife Jill – a public school teacher – and two kids. He continues to serve in the North Carolina Army National Guard.