Meet Robby Hayes!

Robert Hunter Hayes II was born in Jacksonville, Florida on January 5th, 1989. Robby currently lives in Denver, Colorado. He Graduated high school from The Marist School in Atlanta, GA and then from Florida State University in the spring of 2011. He acquired two undergraduate degrees (Finance & Real Estate) and a minor (Spanish) during his time at FSU. He also competed for the FSU Swimming and Diving team all four years under scholarship, achieving All-American honors his sophomore year and finishing his swimming career at the 2012 Olympic Trials, qualifying to compete in 5 different individual events.

After his swimming career ended, Robby accepted a sales position with Myrtha Pools USA, an Italian firm located in Sarasota Florida. Reaching the East Coast Regional Sales Manager position for MPUSA, Robby was successful in the sales, estimating, and managing of several Myrtha Pools projects including Porsche Towers in Miami, FL. Robby left this job in December of 2015 in pursuit of a job more in the area of his studies. In this pursuit, he began his own financial investment firm, GH Capital Investments with a longtime friend and fraternity brother while also working to complete his Master’s degree in Finance at the University of Miami with a focus on Corporate Investing and Investment Banking.

In March of 2016, Robby was cast for the 12th season of ABC’s The Bachelorette. He was runner-up in the season finale. Since his television debut, Robby has done many appearances, events, interviews, photo shoots, Q&A’s, local news segments, radio shows, and many other on camera opportunities.