Gabe was born in southern Mexico but grew up in Houston, TX. He received his BA from New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study in May 2021, where he developed a concentration in chemistry and bioethics. At NYU, Gabe worked in the lab of Prof. Tianning Diao doing photocatalysis and inorganic synthesis. At Berkeley, Gabe is working under the mentorship of both Prof. John Hartwig and Prof. Polly Arnold, studying artificial metalloenzymes with f-block elements. In his free time, Gabe enjoys watching TV and playing with his pugs.