Michael Moates is a native of the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. Michael is currently a student at Tarleton State University, a member of the Texas A&M University system. He is pursuing his bachelor’s of science degree in psychology and minoring in criminal justice and applied behavior analysis. He is an honors program student in psychology and is a member of Sigma Alpha Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa and an external member of Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Texas. Michael currently works as a behavior therapist for children with developmental disabilities and disorders.