Among the awards recieved by Roberto are:
* The National Award for Community Development from The Department of Health
* The distinguished "Mounted Medallion Award" from the National Indian Health Board for Roberto's work in Indian Health
* The Cesar Chavez Award from National Migrant Education.
* The Federal Award from the Administration on Aging.
* The Humanitarian of the Year award from The International Medical & Education Trust of Columbia Missouri University.
* The Illnois Association of Agencies & Community Organizations for Migrant Advocacy award for Exemplary Dedication to IAACOMA and it's mission. (IAACOMA is the largest rural organization in the nation.
*World Champion of Martial Arts Korea