Michael was born and raised near Birmingham, Alabama. He graduated from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, with a BA in Biblical Studies-Languages. After college, he spent eleven years in public service. He has recently transitioned to the private sector in order to be a Law Clerk at The Adoption Law Firm. Michael has a strong desire to see families strengthened and children be given opportunities for better lives.
Michael is married to Susan, who is an attorney at the Firm. They have two children, Michael Jr. and Margaret. They are members of Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in the Birmingham area.