Miguel was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico to his parents Antonio and Maria Sanchez on September 8, 1983. At the age of 3, he moved with his family to the small towns of San Joaquin and Kerman, CA before settling in Turlock in 1994. He attended Turlock Junior High School and graduated from Turlock High School in 2001 where he enjoyed playing football. He worked as an independent distributor for Mission Foods for ten years. On December 27, 2008 Miguel married his wife Amy. He loved fishing, boating, snowboarding, golfing, spending time with his family and traveling; especially visiting Monterey. Miguel was known for having a heart of gold and always strived to be the best at everything he did; he was great with kids and loved his nieces and nephews. He could always be seen with a smile on his face and everyone who met Miguel became his friend.
He is survived by his wife Amyann Sanchez; parents Antonio and Maria Sanchez of Turlock; brothers Tony Sanchez and Jorge Sanchez, both of Turlock; nieces Lexy, Riley, Maricela; nephews Tannier and Hayden.