Norbert Restrepo Jr. is originally from Colombia, South America. He came to Hartland Institute after serving 15 years as director of Las Delicias Institute, a self-supporting ministry in Colombia. His responsibilities there included being the lay pastor of the campus church and Bible and health instructor, as well as administrator. Homeschooled and mentored by his parents, Norbert graduated from Las Delicias Institute with two majors, Health Education and Bible Instruction. He is the president of Hartland Institute.