Bobby was born in California and grew up in Ohio before moving to South Florida at age 13. He attended Palm Beach Community College where he worked as a supplemental instructor of macroeconomics. In 2009, Bobby graduated summa cum laude from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Science in economics and a Bachelor of Arts in political science and interdisciplinary studies. He plans on continuing his education with a graduate degree in international relations or international political economy. Bobby enjoys cooking, reading and making music. He spends much of his free time finding new recipes; discovering new writers, artists and musicians; and researching chord progressions in popular music.