Darren Migues

Darren Migues

Hometown : Olathe, KS Started competing in Monster Jam : 2008 Birthday : April 14
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About Me
What are some of your interests/hobbies/favorite pastimes?
Some of my hobbies are woodworking and remodeling.
Who are your role models?
My parents – they have supported me throughout my life and all of the choices I’ve made.
Do you have any ‘pre-show’ rituals you run through?
I put my seat belts and gloves on the exact same way every time.
What’s something a lot of people don’t know about you?
I am very quiet and reserved.
What is your favorite memory on or off the racetrack?
Double Downing in Houston and winning the Rising Star of the Year award.
What is your most prized possession?
My kids.

Life on the Road with Monster Jam
What is the best and worst thing about being on the road every weekend with Monster Jam?

The best part is meeting all of the fans every weekend and traveling to different cities. The worst part is being away from my family.
While on the road, what is your favorite thing to do during your free time?
Exploring the city that we are in for the weekend and mingling with the locals.
How do you keep fit?
I eat healthy meals.
What item(s) can you not live without while traveling on the road with Monster Jam?
My trucks.
What is your favorite city to travel to? Why?
Phoenix, Arizona. It is a very cool city and I would love to live there one day.

Career
How did you get started competing in Monster Jam?

I started out as a crew member for Scarlet Bandit and worked my way up to being a driver.
What is your favorite part about competing in Monster Jam?
Competing with all of the other Monster Jam drivers.
How would you describe your driving style?
Very aggressive and competitive.
What advice would you give to kids who want to become a Monster Jam driver?
Stay in school, study hard and always shoot for your dreams.
What is your greatest memory as a Monster Jam driver?
Competing alongside my daughter Kaylyn Migues.
Who in Monster Jam do you look up to for inspiration?
All of the drivers.

Fun Facts
Do you have any nicknames?

No
What’s your favorite movie?
Die Hard
What’s your favorite television show?
Deadliest Catch
What’s your favorite color?
Blue
What's your favorite thing to eat?
Seafood
What’s your favorite restaurant on the road?
Buffalo Wild Wings
How would your friend and family describe you?
Quiet and humble

 

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