Michael Charles Cochran is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Eugene Cochran. He is the grandson of Mrs. Margaret Josephine Michael and the late Mr. John Justin Michael and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Charles Cochran. His brother John, a 2017 La Fiesta Escort, is a junior at Baylor University.
Michael graduated summa cum laude from Highland Park High School in 2018 as a National Merit Commended Student and a National AP Scholar. He was a Student Ambassador, a Cornerstone Scholar Athlete and a member of National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta.
Michael was a member of the Highlander Band Wind Symphony and the Highland Park Drumline, serving as president of the Highlander Band and Drumline captain his senior year. Michael was a three-year letterman on the Highland Park track and field team and was named to the THSCA Academic All-State Elite track team. Michael was a member of Boy Scouts Troop 70, earning the rank of Eagle Scout with a Bronze Palm in 2015.
Michael is a Business Fellows student at Baylor University and was named to the Dean’s List. He is a member of Kappa Omega Tau fraternity.