Mikael was born and raised in North Carolina and has lived there all of his life. He is a current student that is working towards his Bachelors in Fashion Merchandising. He joined Velvet and Ashe in 2022 and started as an Intern but stayed on to work Part-time. Mikael has a passion for creativity whether it involves work or personal projects. His hobbies include crocheting, knitting, and reading.