Robert moved to Fernandina Beach, FL in 1999 and started High School at FBHS. After graduating HS Robert enlisted in the US Army in 2005, was stationed at Fort Bragg for 4.5 years and went on two deployments. Iraq 2005-2006] and Afghanistan 2007-2009. After leaving active duty in 2009 Robert returned to Fernandina Beach to begin taking college courses. Robert attended college at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL and graduated with a BA degree in American History.