Ross completed a dual undergraduate degree in History and Biology at the Ohio State University. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in the evolution, ecology and organismal biology program at OSU, where he is researching the role of metacognition and relevancy in Biology education. He developed a passion for teaching during several college experiences, including work in Americorps, the Ohio State Chemistry department, and contract teaching with the Center for Life Sciences Education and hopes to pursue teaching as a college adjunct professor, tutor, and instructor at the high school level after graduation. Ross is originally from London, Ohio. In his spare time, he enjoys running, computer gaming, traveling, and photography.