Micah Bournes was raised in the hip hop culture of Long Beach, California. He received his bachelor of arts degree in media communications from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. During college, he began writing and performing music and poetry. His rhythmic roots and theological training unite to birth a unique brand of creative truth-telling. Though he writes creatively in many contexts, he is most known for spoken word poetry. Micah frequently performs at colleges, conferences and coffee shops across North America. He has partnered with various non-profit organizations, most significantly with World Relief, and been able to use his gifts around the world.