Hometown: Washington D.C.Prior to attending Samford University, Mika was a Science Olympiad contestant and intern at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. While in high school, he was involved with swim team and band, as well as working as a manager at a Chick-Fil-A. Mika is at Samford majoring in Biology on a pre-medicine track with a focus in neuroscience. After graduating, he plans to attend medical school in pursuit of obtaining an MD/PhD in peripheral neurosurgery. He plans to use this in a career researching nerve transplantation and repair.