Danny redshirted the 2016 season at Wright State after transferring from Tiffin University. In 2015, Sexton was a perfect 10-0 in 70 innings over 13 games. He was the team captain and MVP during the 2013 season for Watkins Memorial High School. He owns the most wins and fewest earned runs while earning All-League, All-City, All-District, and All-Region honors. Sexton was also Team Ohio and Central Ohio Pitcher of the Year in high school, wrapping up his final prep season with 89 strikeouts and a 0.75 ERA with 10 wins and just one loss.