Michael Gordon

Michael was born and raised in Elkhart, Indiana. After graduating high school, he enlisted into the United States Marine Corps as an Air Defense Systems Technician. He spent three and a half years aboard MCAGCC Twentynine Palms, California, before he volunteered to serve as part of the diplomatic security team at American embassies abroad. Over the next three years, he completed three subsequent tours in N’Djamena, Chad; Beijing, China; and Brasilia, Brazil. Upon completing his enlistment, Michael attended Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis for one year before gaining acceptance to Yale University through the Eli Whitney Students Program where he is currently pursuing a BS in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Michael intends to pursue a career as a medical doctor.