Gabe Angelini-Knoll graduated from Detroit Waldorf in 2003 moving on to high school at University of Detroit Jesuit. In 2007, he "headed west " to Kalamazoo College to pursue his undergraduate studies in Psychology and Mathematics, co-lead his school's chapter of Amnesty International and studied abroad in Ecuador. For the past three and a half years he has been studying Mathematics at Wayne State University. Completing his Master's degree after two years he is now almost halfway through his Phd program in Algebraic Topology. An international academic, he recently spoke at a workshop in Mexico on the paper "Nilpotence and stable homotopy theory II" written by Mike Hopkins and Jeffrey Smith.