Twenty-one-year-old Miguel Dakota, from Monument, Colorado, received his first guitar at age 11 and has loved music ever since. By age 13, he was singing and writing music, which often became a source of support during any struggle he went through. After dropping out of college and coming home to help support his family, Miguel dove headfirst into pursuing his love of music. While working various construction and manual labor jobs, he has also found his place in music and a love for performing. His passion continues to grow and is furthered by his love for his family, friends and community.