Roman Harper was born and raised in North Carolina. He served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Barranquilla, Colombia. After returning from Colombia, he completed language studies and received a bachelor of arts in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures with minors in Religious Studies and History from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 2013. Roman enjoyed his volunteer experience with the International Law and Religion Symposium in fall 2013. Roman returned as a member of the Transportation Team in 2014.