Fred is currently an Assistant Director of Technology Services in the Division of Academic and Student Affairs at N.C. State University. He received a BS in Information Systems and Operations Management from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in December 2001. He is currently studying Gandhian Ethics and Social Justice in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program at N.C. State. Read more about his professional and academic career here.
Since 2005, Fred has been an ordained practitioner of Caitanya Vaisnavism under the guidance of Swami B.V. Tripurari. In 2010, Fred married J. Dana Trent, an ordained, female Southern Baptist. Trent published a book about their interfaith marriage entitled Saffron Cross, and together they facilitate interfaith workshops for religious groups, college students, and spiritual seekers.