RJ graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and minor in Psychology. RJ has been involved with the Institute throughout the past decade fulfilling many roles behind the scenes, and is now filling the Role of Public Relations and Outreach Coordinator. He enjoys forming meaningful relationships with course attendees and anyone interested in learning more about the science of PRI. In this role, he hopes to be a resource to the public as they undergo their PRI journey, and aid in any way possible to ensure that it is a positive experience. RJ has watched PRI grow from a one room office to an international institute and has formed many relationships within the PRI family along the way. His hobbies include gardening, hunting, fishing, many recreational sports and walks with his chocolate lab Rue.