Michael was born in Manila, Philippines, and he has called the following cities home: San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, and Elk Grove. He married Sarah in 2001, and they have two sons, Martin and Jared. He is a car enthusiast; Warriors, 49ers, and Giants fan; and enjoys traveling, reading, and occasional golf. Michael accepted Christ as a child at age 8 in the Catholic Church, and later reaffirmed his faith as an adult and was baptized at Creekside in 2015. He began attending Creekside in 2008 and joined the Elder Board in 2021. He also interned under Bill Maxon as a staff member from 2019-2021 working with Pastoral Care and is the coordinator for Creekside University. Michael’s favorite passage is:
· Psalm 16:11 – You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.