About Danny

Rev. Danny Yamashiro, Ph.D.

Danny Yamashiro is a chaplain at MIT. A master’s at Harvard and summer studies at Oxford preceded his doctoral research on American presidents and childhood trauma. As an author, speaker, and talk-show host his programs have reached people in over 100 nations. Earlier degrees in biblical studies and theology prepared him for 30 years of non-profit leadership as president of JCCY, Inc. At 18, he survived a 400-foot mountain climbing fall in Hawaii. Danny lives with his wife, Jamie, in Brookline, Massachusetts. Their adult children are Allie, Hugh, and Luke.