Robert co-founded his high school's newspaper and became the editor-in-chief of LAMBDA, the oldest student-run LGBT magazine in the country, during his sophomore year of college. Also during college, Robert studied abroad in the Netherlands to conduct a research study on gay rights during the Nazi occupation. He later composed research reports for Safe Schools NC, which successfully lobbied for a comprehensive anti-bullying law for all NC public schools. After completing his English and creative writing degree, Robert taught public high school and middle school for three years. During this time, Robert also designed and released a role playing game based on the Epic of Gilgamesh. He published a book of poetry entitled "War on X-Mas" in 2011, and he began working as a writer for Textbroker the following year. He has since turned his love for learning and writing into a career, and he enjoys tackling new projects that can expand his widening skill set.