Micael was born and raised in West Philadelphia, where he is running against incumbent Dwight Evans for the PA-03 seat. The fifth child of twelve children, he received a parochial school education and later a Bachelor's degree from Temple University. He received a Paralegal certificate from The Institute for Paralegal Training and has over 15 years of paralegal experience, and experience in the education, insurance, and security fields. He and his wife, Mary Ann, are blessed with three wonderful children. Michael has been involved in community activism as a West Philadelphia Block Captain, and currently serves as a 60th Ward Philadelphia Committee Chairperson. His life of service includes over 20 years in the U.S. Navy Reserves and U.S. Air Force Reserves. His 15 years as a professional paralegal gives him an understanding of the intricacies of the law, and its impact on individuals. He has worked tirelessly to accomplish effective resolution of cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants.