Birthplace: Lapeer, Mich.
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: East High School (Lapeer, Mich.) ‘97
College: Western Michigan University ’01, B.A. Criminal Justice; University of Colorado in Colorado Springs ’08, M.A. Criminal Justice
World Championship Experience
Personal: Married to wife Simony Batista and has a son named Ryder…Has one sister, Taylor Miller…Has an eye condition called Stargardt’s disease (juvenile macular degeneration)…Learned about goalball at Western Michigan University…Competed in multiple sports, including track & field and powerlifting…Hobbies include kayaking, personal training, and coaching.