Michael Olan was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Sugar Land, Texas. He attended The University of Texas at Austin, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with a minor in sociology. Most recently, Michael volunteered abroad with a non-profit NGO, specializing in substance abuse and addiction recovery. Michael continues to pursue experience to prepare to become a professional clinician in psychology, aiming to earn his master’s and doctoral degree in psychology. Michael’s hobbies include his commitment to physical fitness and love for creative writing.