Michel was born in San Francisco and was raised by French parents. He grew up speaking French and English at home.
He has an undergrad degree from UCSC. Michel has always been interested in psychology and in 2014 he was introduced to the Enneagram by a friend. He has used the Enneagram for greater self-understanding. He has also been able to help family and friends with the various relationships in their lives. He currently lives with his wife in Park City Utah.