Michael, "Mike Merrill", Merrill, 26, was born and raised in Detroit by his Mother, Stacey Merrill.

Mike Merrill, launching his career in 2015, is one of Detroit's most progressively sought after Actor, Model, Host, and Personal Fitness Trainer. In 2015, Mike Merrill’s career quickly advanced after starring in Detroit’s, Walk Fashion Show, garnering a cover page feature in the Detroit Free Press. Since then, Mike Merrill has modeled for notable brands, "Pelle Pelle", Fly Ty, and Vaughn Glover.

In addition to modeling, Mike Merrill has fell in love with acting. In the summer of 2015, he appeared as, “Scott”, in Je McClain's, "The Lies They Told", and will be premiered in his lead role as, “Deshawn”, in Tonja Ayers's play, "Stay In Your Place".

With confidence, talent, and a desire to advance his career, Mike Merrill began to visit and network in other major cities. While in Atlanta, he was quickly noticed, and modeled in Atlanta’s, 3rd Annual Walk Fashion Show, and, "The Ultimate White Party". With his charisma, and versatility, Mike Merrill’s appeal to Producers, Filmmakers and Writers intensified, leading to his first web series, Keila Harris’s, “Life Goes On". In 2016, Mike Merrill permanently moved to Atlanta, and was immediately booked as a lead actor on the web series, “Side Chick”, which was listed by Essence Magazine as one of the Top 7 Web Series of 2016.

Today, you can watch Mike Merrill on Oxygen Network’s hit show, “Last Squad Standing”, as he and the, “Detroit Players”, compete for $100,000. Following his series of successes, Mike Merrill was awarded and coined, “Man of the Year”, by, “Men of Colour” Magazine. 

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