Jon Daniels is a Jewish American baseball executive and current President of Baseball Operations and General Manager of the Texas Rangers.
Daniels (born August 24, 1977) was born in Queens, New York and graduated in 1999 from Cornell University with a degree in Applied Economics and Management.
Daniels' baseball career began in 2001, when he landed an internship with the Colorado Rockies. After that season, Daniels was hired by then Texas Rangers GM John Hart as assistant director of baseball operations.
In July 2004, Grady Fuson left the organization and Daniels was promoted to assistant general manager. On October 4, 2005, Hart announced he was stepping down from his position and the Rangers replaced him with Daniels. At the age of 28 years and 41 days, Jon Daniels became the youngest GM in baseball history.