Rob attended K-12 in Spotsylvania and Germanna Community College, participating in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Student Government Association and Mouths of Manna. He graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a Bachelor's in Political Science and a focus in International Affairs.
Seeing a need to be met, Rob started an organization known as Mouths of Manna. providing meals for students, and contributed to "Shop with a Cop" and Aspire, Spotsylvania's peer-mentoring programs. Rob also spends time every month volunteering with local family-owned businesses and their efforts to feed the hungry.