Danny Burgess is a life-long resident of east Pasco County. Born and raised in Zephyrhills, he attended Zephyrhills High School and the University of South Florida. At the age of 18, he was elected the youngest City Council Member in the history of Zephyrhills and the youngest elected official in the State. Danny attended Barry University School of Law and earned his Juris Doctor. He later served as Mayor of the City of Zephyrhills from 2013-2014 before being elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2014. In 2016, he was reelected without opposition. He is currently serving as Chair of the Insurance and Banking Subcommittee in the Florida House.
Representative Burgess is licensed to practice law in Florida and the District of Columbia. Burgess is a Captain in the United States Army Reserve in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He resides in Zephyrhills with his wife Courtney Burgess and their two children, Adeline Burgess and Danny Burgess III.