Michael Seander (born October 30, 1988), known by his stage name Mike Stud, is an American hip hop recording artist and former college baseball player. His first musical recognition came with the release of viral single “College Humor”, which was originally recorded on GarageBand as a joke by Seander, while he was a relief pitcher at Duke University.
In 2007, Seander graduated from St. Raphael Academy in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. At 6’2″, he lettered in both baseball and basketball. Also in 2006, Seander was named Rhode Island’s 2006 Gatorade Player of the Year. In earning this title, he also won a Louisville Slugger and an athletic scholarship to Duke University. Seander earned 2nd team all-state honors in basketball after averaging 21 points and 7 rebounds as a senior.
He would find even more success on the baseball diamond, earning an 8-2 record with a 0.72 ERA and 88 strikeouts for the Saints as a junior. In his senior season, he posted a 9-2 record, an ERA of 0.91 and struck out 107 en route to being named both the Gatorade Player of the Year and Louisville Slugger Player of the Year in Rhode Island.