Through his experience at Auburn Christian Student Center and the influence of Jim Brinkerhoff, Micah felt called to devote his life to campus ministry. After graduating from Auburn University with a B.A. in philosophy, Micah earned his M.A. in philosophy from the University of Mississippi. While he was at Ole Miss, he was the campus ministry apprentice for the Rebels for Christ. He was then hired by the Hilltoppers for Christ campus ministry in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He served as its campus minister from January 2011 until June 2014, when he moved to Auburn.
Micah is married to Katie Torode Cobb. They have been married since May 2005. They have three kids: Jude, Owen, and Ada Kate.