Michael grew up on the banks of the Flint River and Lake Blackshear in South Georgia. He started hunting and fishing at a young age and fell in love with the outdoors thanks to his father and family. Michael is cofounder of Southern Backwoods, LLC and working with Kevin and Trey, Southern Backwoods Adventures TV was born and evolved into The Backwoods Life Team. Hunting all over the country has broadened Michael's hunting abilities and he looks forward to new challenges each year. A graduate from Valdosta State University with a degree in Computer Information Systems, Michael is no stranger to hard work and dedication to getting the job done.