Rob grew up in Phoenix. He attended Arcadia High School, followed by 2 years at the just opened Scottsdale Community College, and then matriculated to BYU in Provo, Utah. Rob’s a life-long avid athlete, on the baseball diamond. An All-State H.S player at Arcadia–followed by being awarded as the 1st All-American baseball player at S.C.C. While moving on to BYU, where he was voted Most Valuable Player in both his Jr. and Sr. years. Rob was then signed to play Professional Baseball with the California Angels. As an aging athlete, he especially appreciates ADVIL.