Ben grew up in northern Idaho, then transplanted to the East Coast to attend college at Yale University. He worked in Student Affairs at Yale, then earned his M.Ed and taught elementary school before joining Testive as a coach.
Sahil attended Phillips Exeter Academy from 2010 to 2014 and matriculated to Wesleyan University, where he triple majored in Economics, Sociology, and a rigorous interdisciplinary program focused on high-level reading and writing. He graduated in 2018 with High Honors in the College of Social Studies after writing a dystopian political novella for his undergraduate thesis. At Wesleyan, Sahil worked as a Residential Adviser and a Community Adviser for the Office of Residential Life and was a Co-Chair of the Student Judicial Board from 2017 to 2018.