Robert is from the Altoona area and holds an associate degree from Penn State in Letters, Arts, and Sciences. He is currently pursuing his bachelor’s degree in integrated social sciences. In the past, Robert has worked in food services at both University Park and Penn State Altoona.
Robert enjoys camping, kayaking, and traveling the country. In high school, he earned numerous accolades in track, cross country, and steeplechase. He is a former three-time PIAA All-State medalist in cross country, three-time cross country district champion, and an NJCAA All American in track and cross country. He is also a PSAC NCAA Division II All-Conference steeplechaser.