Michael was born and raised in Southeastern, CT and is the oldest brother in a loving family of four boys. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2012 with a B.A. in Statistics, after which he went on to serve as a FOCUS missionary for two years at Montclair State University in New Jersey. He is currently entering his third year of theological studies at Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, MD for the Roman Catholic diocese of Norwich, CT. In his leisure time Michael thoroughly enjoys reading (novels, biographies, classic works of literature), cleaning and organizing, (yes you read that correctly), and playing sports.