Mike joined the New City Kids: Paterson staff just three days after receiving his B.A. in Youth Ministry from Lee University. Mike is a self-taught musician specializing in bass, guitar, and drums. He brings a passion for youth development and music education to the staff and he is excited to use his passion and gifts to make a difference with Paterson kids and teens. In his free time he is a birdwatcher, hiker, photographer, and a musician in his band, The Dependence.