Michael (Choodles) was born and raised in Central New Jersey. There he owned multiple animals, including; a beta fish, a leopard gecko, a bearded dragon, a snake, and some chickens. In 2019, Michael moved to Tucson, Arizona to attend the University of Arizona. There he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with Organismal Biology Emphasis. Michael now spends his time hanging out with his crested gecko "Stumpy" and his corn snake. In his free time, Michael likes to scuba dive, go for walks around the city, and spending time at the range.