Michael was a three-time varsity letterman in football and a two-time varsity letterman in baseball for Lake Oswego High School. He was named 1st team All-State as a defensive lineman. He was also named 1st team all-conference, and conference Defensive Lineman of the Year. Michael ended his senior season with 18.5 sacks, 27.5 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles, and 75 tackles. Off the field he enjoys working out and playing baseball with his friends. Michael plans to attend Cal Poly in the fall to play football.