Dr. Michael Penkin was born and raised in Greece, NY and graduated from Greece Athena High School. As a student-athlete, he excelled both on and off the field, earning High Honors with Distinction as well as All-Greater-Rochester Football Honors. Dr. Mike went on to attend Alfred University where he continued his athletic career as captain of the football team and earned conference honors. As a student, Dr. Mike excelled in the classroom – working in the Student Life and Admissions offices, tutoring, and graduating Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Post college, Dr. Mike went on to work in the Foreign Military Sales Department of Naval Helicopters at Lockheed Martin – Systems Integration – Owego. After suffering from back problems without resolve, he realized his true passion for chiropractic care and left his job to pursue a career in the profession. Amidst finishing chiropractic college, he became a natural bodybuilding pro in the World Natural Bodybuilding Federation and won the 2010 INBF Amateur World Heavyweight Class.