Born and raised in Austin, Petrus Wassdorf began his undergrad career at the University of Texas studying aerospace engineering. While there he had the opportunity to work for a year at the Johnson Space Center. Late in his degree he changed majors to political science and transferred to the University of Houston, where he graduated with honors. Upon graduation, Mr. Wassdorf enrolled in a Masters program at Texas State University in political science and began working at the Texas Senate. Mr. Wassdorf worked at the Texas Senate for four years until he enrolled at Texas Tech University School of Law. A 3L Articles Editor for the Texas Tech Law Review, he has many hobbies including: woodworking, photography, cooking, and beekeeping.