Robert Jacob Lerma

Photographer and BBQ Lover

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Why Did Robert Jacob Lerma Choose Lynx?

"Aside from looking like a million bucks with their clean lines and gorgeous finish, Lynx grills cook like a beast. I may not own a restaurant, but my backyard eats like one. Life’s short, use the best."

- Robert Jacob Lerma


Robert Jacob Lerma is a freelance photographer based in Austin, Texas. He works as Chief Executive Officer of a psychiatric hospital and travels around the world photographing BBQ. His love for Texas BBQ began when he first visited Austin in 2005. While his family is from South Texas, he grew up in California and moved to Austin in the summer of 2008. He previously served on the Foodways Texas Advisory Board as President and continues to support the organization as a Board Member.


His images have been featured in National Geographic, Time, Esquire, Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, Southern Living, Men’s Journal, Texas Monthly, Epicurious, Condé Nast Traveler, Washington Post, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Outside and Vogue, to name a few.