He is known for playing Felix Taggaro in the television series One Tree Hill, Vin Keahi in the television series Beyond the Break, and Lucas Kendall in Power Rangers Time Force. He went to Deep Creek High School. In 2001, Copon was cast by the Fox Kids Network as the Blue Power Ranger, Lucas Kendall, on the Power Rangers Time Force television series.
He reprised this role in two episodes of Power Rangers Wild Force.
In 2004, he appeared in a music video for the song "Backflip" by Raven-Symoné which was directed by Sanaa Hamri. Copon portrayed the recurring character Felix Taggaro on the television series One Tree Hill.
From 2006 to 2009, Copon recurred on the drama series Beyond the Break on The North network. Copon followed this up in 2008 playing the titular role in straight-to-video movie The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior.
On September 8, 2010, Copon released "Let"s Get Nasty" on iTunes and in the same year he appeared on a television commercial ad as a spokesperson for an Asian television station foundation called Bantay Bata.
Copon starred in the thriller Killer Holiday in which he also produced the film and did stunts as well. In the summer of 2012, Copon started co-hosting a weekend radio show on Positive Hit Radio the Current, WJLZ 88.5 FM, in Virginia with Trina Olson called "Saturday Night with Trina & Mike." The show airs Saturday nights from 5PM – 10PM ET and features Christian rock and hip hop music The show is streamed live on the station"s webpage.
Copon is Executive of Michael Copon Studios.
Copon is also a member of the Hollywood Knights celebrity basketball team which raises funds for various schools and charitable organizations in the Greater Los Angeles area.