Mobley's family moved to Alabama when he was 8, and he graduated from Thompson High School. He attended UAB and earned a bachelor of science in electrical and computer engineering with a minor in music technology in 2017, and a master's in information engineering and management in 2019.
While in school, Mobley studied piano performance and composition with Tatiana and Yakov Kasman. In 2020 he was awarded a national award from the National Federation of Music Clubs for his composition, "Piano Sonata in F# Minor".
Mobley is employed as an engineer with Sain Engineering Associates.
- Thomason, Shannon (November 16, 2020) "UAB engineering, music alumnus pens national prize-winning piano sonata." UAB News
- Eric Mobley on LinkedIn.com