Andres was born in Medellin, Colombia and moved to the United States with his family at the age of seven. He holds a B.A. in International Affairs from the University of Georgia and an M.A. from The New School. Andres loves studying languages and speaks English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese to varying degrees and is currently learning Mandarin Chinese. He has done extensive volunteer work, and he has participated in international internships in Porto, Portugal and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Andres currently resides in Atlanta, GA with his fiancé and newborn baby boy.