Michael is currently attending the University of Kansas and will graduate in 2025 with his Master of Architecture. During his time at KU he has received two honorable mentions for the 2023 and 2024 Student Portfolio Awards, received the 2023 AIA St. Louis Scholarship, and most recently his spring project was selected to be included in an exhibition for the School of Architecture. For his capstone he will be joining the 804 Design Build Studio to develop a residential home with an aim for LEED certification. In his spare time he enjoys woodworking or tinkering with 3D printers.