Danuel House was born in Houston, Texas, to Lisa and Danuel House Sr. He has three brothers (Jerrel, Terrel, Danuel III) and a sister (Dannisha). He attended and played basketball at Hightower High School in Missouri City, Texas. In his junior season, House averaged 13.9 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.5 steals, 1.1 blocks and 1.3 assists per game and was named to the All-District 23-5A First-Team. He averaged 26.0 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.3 blocks and 1.5 steals per game as a senior, leading Hightower to a 29-9 record and a berth in the regional championship game. He was a finalist for the Guy V. Lewis Award, given to the best player in the Greater Houston area. In his free time, House enjoys swimming and watching movies. Learn more about House by following him on Instagram (@dk2house). House, a Houston native, spent his four-year collegiate career within the state of Texas. He started at Houston, where he won Conference USA Freshman of the Year after averaging 12.4 points. The 6-foot-7 guard topped out at 28 points in a win over SMU. He was limited to 24 games as a sophomore but averaged 13.6 points and 5.3 rebounds. After the season, coach James Dickey left the Cougars, so House looked for a new domicile. He landed in College Station to play for Texas A&M and received a waiver to play in 2014-15. He played in 26 games for the Aggies in his first season and provided 14.8 points and 3.8 rebounds. House scored 20 points or more seven times and equaled his career high with 28 points in a loss to Arkansas. The guard made his first appearance in the NCAA Tournament as a senior. On the season, he averaged 15.6 points and 4.8 rebounds. The Aggies advanced to the Sweet 16, and House averaged 17.3 points in the Big Dance. After going undrafted in the 2016 NBA draft, House joined the Washington Wizards for the 2016 NBA Summer League and made his debut in the league during the 2016-17 season.