Michael Garrett was a Starfleet Navigation Officer serving during the 24th century.
Born in 2348 to a Starfleet Command Officer, Ronald Garrett and his wife Kari, in San Fransisco, Earth. The Garretts had a long history of serving in Starfleet, back to when it was the Earth Starfleet ion the 22nd century.
In 2364 he enrolled in Starfleet Academy at the age of sixteen, due to high test scores and his family's influence. He was assigned to Rho Squad along with what would become life long frineds and future shipmates Graw Arkan and Jason Meadows. The latter had difficulty in piloting shuttlecraft, and on weekend passes he would take Meadows out in his family's shuttle for extra training.