Spc. Mikell Aaron Eddins was born and raised in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. He has been shooting competitively since 2018.
Eddins was recruited by the Action Shooting team of the United States Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) after graduating from High Point University in 2020. He then joined the Army in January 2021, and shipped to Fort Benning, Georgia for One Station Unit Training (OSUT) to become an 11B (Infantry Soldier). After graduating, Eddins reported to the USAMU at Fort Benning, Georgia. Eddins competes in USPSA pistol competitions throughout the country and is an Open Division Grand Master class competitor.
Eddins’s awards include the Army Achievement Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and National Defense Service Ribbon.
Competitive Shooting Awards
USPSA Open National Champion
USPSA Area 1 Championship 2nd place
USPSA Area 5 Championships 2nd place
USPSA Dragon’s Cup 2nd place
USPSA Area 4 Championship 2nd place
USPSA Area 8 Championship 4th place