Hometown: Redding, CA
Previous School: Shasta High School
College: Michael is entering his second year playing for Simpson.
High School: Michael played two years of varsity golf at Shasta High School. He also played basketball. His athletic honors include being the only freshman to travel in Shasta High School's golf history.
Personal: Michael is the son of David and Sheri Downs. His hobbies include music, art, computers, pictures, and sports. His career goal is to be an entrepreneur. He also hopes to one day play in the US Open.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I chose Simpson because in the area it's the best school. I also enjoy the size because it's a bit more personal."