Mitch is a public speaker, influencer, medically retired combat Veteran, entrepreneur, and continues to serve the United States as a civilian. He belongs to numerous nonprofit organizations; including the National Association of Rocketry (NRA), The National Arbor Association, Combat Veteran Motorcycle Association, and Tripoli High Power Rocketry as a certified level 3 member.
An avid gamer his entire life across numerous platforms for over 30 years on PC and consoles, trading card, and board games. He currently holds a Masters in Leadership Studies (MLS) from the University of Texas at El Paso, and a B.A.S.c. in Counseling from Johnson University. Mitch holds numerous certifications, and is also a Licensed Scrum Master (LSM).
Ashton is a marketing strategist, entrepreneur, and military veteran devoted to strengthening community bonds and promoting social well-being through public outreach initiatives. He holds an affinity for sports games and still has his first hand held Gameboy.
Ashton earned a Bachelors degree from the United States Military Academy and an International MBA from the University of South Carolina.
'UKXP is a paradigm changing platform of positivity and compassion!'
Mike is a retired Marine Corp officer, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Black Belt, avid volunteer, operational expert, and has a keen eye for typographical errors! He is currently serving his clients in the financial services industry. Mike has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management. He is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt as well. Mike's volunteer efforts include being on the Workforce Council for the West Florida Defense Alliance, being the Florida State Ambassador for the We Defy Foundation, teaching at a local BJJ gym, and numerous political initiatives in his local community.
Mike served 20 years in the Marines, has been doing BJJ for 21 years and working out for 25 years, BUT has been a gamer since the moment he could hold a controller. His gaming experience dating to the Atari 2600 and every major gaming system from then until now. From raid tanking in WoW to pay 2-win phone games, Mike has a vast breadth of experience in the gaming world to include his weekly Dungeons and Dragons group. His excitement for our community is only surpassed by his passion to serve.
Trent has been an avid gamer since the late 80's. His background includes both console and computer gaming, as well as various LARPS and tabletop RPGs. He has a Bachelors degree from Florida State University in Sociology. Trent has also served on numerous anime convention boards, including as Chairman of Anime South. Currently, he resides in Panama City where he works at Publix Supermarkets as a manager and helps run a local Amtgard park.
David currently serves with the United States Navy as a medical healthcare professional. Beginning in the 1980s, Gaming has been an integral part of his upbringing. During childhood, he was encouraged to build and advance his technical knowledge through desktops and consoles. He discovered his passionate and pursuit in life to never be complacent, and to continuously advance, helping to create the image what a gamer can be, he is looking to bring gamers into the public eye as a force for good.
‘If every gamer could just reach out and do one thing to improve their community, amazing things would be accomplished.’ - David
Nathan is a lead analyst with Crossroads Missions’ — Storytellers. He has worked all over the world helping non-profits, travel teams, and ministries abroad both as a technical director, editor, multi-media GURU and also helping to ensure financial sustainment of other charitable missions.
'I am truly excited to be a part of UKnightedXP’s story and the impact we can make together as a UKnighted group. ' - Nathan
Way Stark is an esport pioneer and gaming professional with over 15 years of experience in streaming and professional gaming. He played a quintessential role in the early development of East Coast Collegiate esports and the growing convention scene.
Stark has always been avid about uplifting those around him when possible, often looking for unique talent to bring to gaming scenes throughout his recruiting efforts. Although Stark's true passion is for the fighting game community, he goes above and beyond for anything competitive.
Mikomi has been working in the geek entertainment space for a decade with live events, costume design and modeling, education, and esports. Through her costuming work Mikomi has won multiple awards, featured in numerous publications, magazines, television shows, and news outlets. Mikomi has traveled the country and internationally to teach and mentor aspiring cosplayers.
In 2017, Mikomi shifted focus and signed as the first female Overwatch team captain in North America to Pridestark Gaming. In her two-year run with the organization, she won multiple Top 2 placements, and was voted to multiple tournament All-Star teams. After retiring as a player, Mikomi decided to go into marketing and entrepreneurship. She founded Hope Entertainment at the end of 2020, and her company was recently acquired by Pridestark Empire.
Mikomi is also professional shout caster, coach, streamer, and esports public speaker.
Mary is a Human Resources and Administrative professional with a life-long love of gaming. With her passion for helping people excel in their own career paths, she is striving to make the HR field about helping the employees grow in order to help their company grow. This passion carries over into her love for gaming as well.
Mary especially enjoys playing support roles or co-op games that all people to level-up together to accomplish their quests and missions.
Kyle’s background is in public relations, education, and insurance services. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from the University of Florida. He is dedicated to improving communities and passionate about mobilizing gamers for the greater good. Kyle serves as a volunteer coach for youth athletics in his local area and believes wholeheartedly that sports and Esports are an excellent way to unite people and improve lives.
Kyle has been gaming his entire life and plays numerous PC, console, and trading card games. In addition to gaming, he plays the guitar, and is an avid outdoorsman. He lives in Pace, Florida with his wife, son, and two dogs.
Dr. M is a physician, avid gamer, and Founder of GamerDoc, an esports medicine brand that utilizes scientifically backed methods to help you game healthier, longer, and better. She is one of the earliest physicians in the field of esports medicine, and has spoken at national medical and gaming conventions on the topic.
Dr. M also serves as the Executive Director for the Queer Women of Esports; Home | Queer Women of Esports (queeresports.org)
Terrell studied psychology at Florida A&M University and has been able to use the discipline of martial arts as a counselor and mentor for adolescents. In 1992 Terrell first heard the words “FINISH HIM”, and immediately took to Mortal Kombat and fighting games. His love of fighting games inspired him to become a 15 year practitioner of Taekwondo, where he obtained his 4th degree black belt. He was selected to serve as program director and senior instructor for Killearn Lakes Taekwondo in Tallahassee, FL.
Terrell serves as a consultant and account manager for cellular sales. He has set his eyes on serving the community, as he seeks to obtain a “FLAWLESS VICTORY” with UKnightedXP and communities in Northwest Florida.
AJ is a retired correctional officer and formerly served as a CNA for the Inspector General. He is an avid console gamer. AJ was specifically chosen and asked to serve as a local steward of Volunteer efforts. He has a passion for serving others and enjoys spending time on the range and volunteering to train local families and law enforcement on firearms safety.
‘There is nothing better than seeing smiling faces. I love that.’ – AJ Flanders
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