Austin is a senior in the School of Information with a minor in the Ross School of Business and a recent transfer student from Michigan State University. He is originally from Troy, Michigan. He currently researches and works with the University of Michigan School of Information with multiple professors in a variety of roles, is a member of the Dean of Students Advisory Board, is active with the Michigan Data Science team, and volunteers at the Humane Society of Huron Valley. His favorite part about living off-campus is being immersed in the Ann Arbor culture. He oversees the coordination of the Beyond the Diag monthly newsletter.