Phil Morden

Age: 25
Hometown: Milford, MI
Occupation: Video Producer
If you’re tempted to write Phil Morden off as just some young guy from the country, be warned that this self-taught shooter is here to compete. What started out as a hobby for a 7-year-old boy has evolved into a true passion, inspiring Phil to build, modify and shoot firearms in his spare time. He considers himself an expert shot with assault rifles, semiautomatic rifles and shotguns. Hoping to pursue a career in the military, Phil trains and exercises five days a week. “Shooting has nothing to do with your credentials,” he says. “If you pick up a gun and you’re good at it, it can take you anywhere. And I’ll be proof of that.”