Miguel Chavis was born and raised in the Southeast corridor of Washington, D.C. He attended Gonzaga High School and H.D.Woodson High School before attending Hampton University. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy as an Air Traffic Controller, where he served on the Air Craft Carrier U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt CVN 71, Norfolk, Virginia, doing two tours of combat duty – Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi War Persian Gulf receiving the Navy Conduct Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Navy “E” Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal and the Navy Unit Commendation Medal.
Miguel has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, a Master’s degree in Homeland Security, and is currently pursuing a 2nd Master’s degree in Public Administration. EXCUSES ARE FOR LOSERS is Miguel Chavis’ first published book.