Daniel Reed Crenshaw (born March 14, 1984) is an American politician and former United States Navy SEAL officer serving in the United States House of Representatives for Texas’s 2nd congressional district since 2019. The district includes parts of northern and western Houston. He is a member of the Republican Party.
Crenshaw was commissioned in the United States Navy, and served on SEAL Team 3 in the War in Afghanistan, reaching the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He was wounded in action during his third deployment, losing his right eye to an improvised explosive device. He served as a legislative assistant to Congressman Pete Sessions, and was elected to Congress in the 2018 midterm election to succeed the retiring Ted Poe.