Daniels was born in New Zealand and is of Maori descent. After graduating from the NZ National Drama School - Toi Whakaari, He was quickly picked up by NZ's highest rating show 'Shortland Street' to join the core cast. He appeared in the acclaimed webseries End of Term, along with a number of lead roles in various stage shows including Romeo and Juliet and As You Like It. Other television credits include the first and second seasons of Netflix's The Legend of Monkey, and more recently Head High (Season 1 and Season 2), where his performance earned him a Best Actor Award at the NZTV Awards. Jayden has just wrapped on feature films Evil Dead Rise and Whina
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