Mickey grew up in both Florida and Texas. He graduated from Lamar Consolidated High School in Rosenberg Texas in 1987. While he was in High School, he felt a calling from God to pursue full-time Christian service in the Ministry. He attended Ozark Christian College in Joplin, Missouri where he graduated in 1991. He has over 28 ½ years serving as a student minister in churches in Bartlesville, Oklahoma and Blue Springs, Missouri before transitioning careers into public education. Mickey has a passion of following and watching major league baseball. He loves all teams in the MLB following several players, but his favorite team is the Kansas City Royals. Outside of watching baseball, Mickey loves to hunt and fish. His biggest passion and what brings him the greatest joy is impacting and reaching students for God’s Kingdom.