Rocco Papa was born in 1990. He's from Maspeth, NY. Rocco began writing for his high school’s newspaper in his junior year and his interest in journalism came to fruition. Rocco attended Northampton Community College, where he received his Associate in Arts degree in Journalism. Rocco graduated East Stroudsburg University cum laude, receiving his Bachelor’s degree. He majored in Media, Communications, and Technology. Rocco has also written for Rant, Inc. and Pocono Record.