Mr. Rubio graduated from Lemoore Union High School in Lemoore, California. He enlisted in the United States Air Force as a Special Purpose Mechanic shortly thereafter and graduated from the 344th Training Squadron Det 1 Vehicle Maintenance School. After he was honorably discharged he pursued a career in education at Universal Technical Institute in Avondale, Arizona. There he taught as an Instructor and Technical Team Leader in two courses; Preventative Maintenance and Hydraulic Applications. Mr. Rubio holds a Master ASE Certification in Medium/ Heavy Duty Trucks (T-series), and an L2 ASE Certification for Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis.