Michael was raised in Monticello AR and attended Drew Central High School. After graduating he moved to Little Rock to obtain his degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He found something he enjoyed in building websites in the first year at UA Little Rock and continued to push forward in that field. Picking up good design skills along the way.
He graduated in the spring of 2019 with his degree in Web Development and Minor in Information Technologies and began working at DNT Media full time soon after.