Serafin was born on a small island that is part of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, called “Saipan”. He began his athletic career in dirt biking during the earlier part of his journey. After moving from Saipan to Boise, Idaho he developed a new passion for football and track.
Serafin played football as a running back all throughout middle school as well as at Timberline High School. He also ran the Open 100m sprint, 4x100m relay, 4x400m relay and threw shotput and discus. Serafin continued his journey to play football at a Junior College in Minnesota.
After 2 seasons, Serafin stopped playing football and took a year off to understand the intricacies of the fitness industry. He graduated from Boise State University with a degree in Exercise Science and is now coaching athletes in Olympic Lifting and functional fitness while competing in CrossFit.