Michael is a graduate of Amarillo College, where he earned a Microcomputer Specialist Associate degree. He is also a graduate of West Texas A&M University, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in computer information systems.

Over the years, Michael has invested in three feature films. He is credited as an Associate Producer for the feature film, Nailbiter. His first speaking part is in the feature film, The Sublime and Beautiful, filmed in Lawrence, Kansas. He is helping to produce his screenplay, Triumph, a teen sports-drama starring RJ Mitte (aka Walt Jr. in Breaking Bad) with a cast of other Hollywood actors.

Michael has written five screenplays: Triumph, Into the Fire, Somebody Like You, The Funny Guy, and One Eye Open.