David was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota. After graduating high school he attended Columbia College Chicago and graduated May 2013 with a B.A. in Cinematography.
Two of David's films (Sketch, Masquerade) were exhibited at the .EDU Film Festival in Minneapolis, MN in 2009, and he was awarded the Presidential Scholarship at Columbia College Chicago in 2009.
Recently, a film David shot, Illuminated, was exhibited at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.
On a different note, David enjoys playing guitar, as well as hiking and canoeing. He also enjoys good food.