Vinni is a former student of the Lyceum of the Philippines University – Cavite Campus (LPU-Cavite) in General Trias, Cavite. He took up a Bachelor of Science degree in International Hospitality Management, with specializations in Hotel & Restaurant Administration and Culinary Arts & Kitchen Operations. He was a consistent Dean’s Lister and a resident academic scholar of the said university. He also competed in some major culinary events in the country such as Regional Skills Competition Season 6 by the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Educators of the Philippines (COHREP) in 2010 and Chefs on Parade by the Hotel and Restaurant Association of the Philippines (HRAP) in 2011. Despite the achievements, he decided not to finish the program.
He then worked as an employee and handled different customer support roles in several Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies in Metro Manila and Cavite for almost five (5) years.
Vinni is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in the Wesleyan University – Philippines (WU-P) in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija.