Steven Sakayroun is originally from Central African Republic, although he spent most of his life in Senegal. He was raised by a single mother who was also his role model. He attended school at Anne Marie Javouhey College in Dakar. He then completed high school at the African Leadership Academy (ALA) in Johannesburg, South Africa. While at ALA, Steven was President of the Agriculture Club and organized community outreach, assisting with farming activities. After graduation, Steven spent two gap years in Senegal studying computer engineering and working for AWOMI, a women empowering organisation. He also ran a small maths tutoring business and started a financial literacy program for underprivileged youth. Steven has published a psychoanalysis novella in French called Assassin. He believes that Human-ism is the the greatest battle of mankind and co-founded Citizen Of Your World to help enhance genuine connections among people.