Destin Sandlin

YouTube Creator, Smarter Every Day


Destin Sandlin is a husband, father, and aerospace engineer known for his educational video series, Smarter Every Day, a science-focused YouTube channel that he launched in 2007. Since its launch, Smarter Every Day has over 6.8 million subscribers and 500 million views, making it one of YouTube’s top-rated science channels. Sandlin’s goal is to get Smarter Every Day by exploring the world using science and share what he learns to help people see the world differently.


“After meeting with Gen. Robert Brown and discussing the future of human conflict, it became clear to me that the next battlefield is for the hearts and minds of common citizens online. I decided to work with MediaWise to lend my online voice to their efforts to combat these attacks and hopefully help our youth understand the importance of discerning fact from fiction online.”