Michael was born in Chicago, IL, where he received the Lord in 1980. He was ordained as an American Baptist minister in 1998. He currently helps with Life Group 1, as well as Sunday school classes, as well as being part of the leadership team at Life Church. He also currently implements his accelerated math and science curriculum at Parkside Christian (PS-6th) /Cross Factor (7th-10th-going to 12th) Academies, a K-10 private school in Boston, MA. With over 21 years of teaching experience in math and science, he specializes in high academic achievement for minorities and inner-city youth in math and science. He loves the Lord as well as science fiction, especially Dr. Who and Star Trek, and spending time with his wife Crystal and 6 boys. They currently reside in Dedham, MA.