Bobby graduated from Lubbock Christian University with a Bachelor of Arts in English (2013). He attended the Texas Tech School of Law, and then pursued his EMT-B certification from South Plains College, before attending the Wolfforth Fire Academy. He began working for LCU as the Web Content Manager in the Marketing Communications department in 2015, where he manages and edits content for the LCU website, writes and edits for LCU's biannual magazine, Reflections, work on various news stories, manages the university's mass email system, and assists with events on campus. He also serves on the LCU Civilian Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Bobby enjoys watching baseball, writing, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and playing video games.
Bobby and his wife Jalayna will celebrate five years of marriage this summer, along with their son, Elijah Garrus Hooten.