Robin is from South Florida and attended the University of Florida, receiving a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1983. He has kicked boxes in logistics and filed paper as a paralegal. He farmed and fished in Florida, then trained as an EFL instructor in San Francisco. Since then, he has taught for 15 years in Japan and the Czech Republic before coming to Honolulu in 2016. Robin failed to master surfing in both Florida and on Maui and was a mediocre motorbiker, but he managed to attain the orange belt in Tae Kwon Do. Robin now prefers to read literature. Favorite writers are Dostoevski, Faulkner, Pynchon, and Heller.