LeRoy (Rory) was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages: German and Anthropology from Kansas State University in 2016. Following the completion of his undergraduate degree, he was awarded a Fulbright ETA Grant and assisted in English language instruction at the Gymnasium Fallersleben in Wolfsburg, Niedersachsen during the 2016-2017 academic year.
Rory began working towards a Masters in German Studies at the University of Arizona in the Fall of 2017. His research interests are broad and ever growing, but he's especially fond of sociolinguistics and German Romanticism.