Roy was born in Cameroon, West Africa but grew up in East Lansing, Michigan. He spent four years before business school in the city of Detroit, engaging in design thinking consulting for different non-profits throughout the city through the Challenge Detroit Fellowship. Following his year-long fellowship, he began working as a financial analyst for Ford Motor Company. As an entrepreneurial fanatic, he likes to think outside of the box when it comes to problem-solving, and he hopes to use this skill set to break into the investment banking/private equity industry. Roy is also looking forward to starting a business throughout his MBA career at Ross.