(written from a Production point of view)
Eugene Wesley "Rod" Roddenberry Jr. (born 2 May 1974; age 40) (Los Angeles, California) is the only son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry and his second wife, Majel Barrett-Roddenberry. He had two sisters, Darleen Roddenberry and Dawn Roddenberry, from Gene Roddenberry's first marriage to Eileen Anita Rexroat.
Interactions with Star Trek
Rod acted as a consultant on, advocate for, and promoter of the fan-made Star Trek: New Voyages series.
The "Trek Fish" variant of the "Jesus Fish" (Ichthys symbol) car bumper ornament was designed by Rod.
He wrote an episode of the science fiction series called Earth: Final Conflict, which was a project conceived by Gene Roddenberry in the 1970s and produced by Majel Barrett in in Toronto starting in 1997.
Rod has also been involved with a large number of real-world science endeavors including The Ansari X-Prize, NASA, JPL, The Planetary Society, The Roddenberry Dive Team, and the Kennedy Space Center.