Stefan was born in Bucharest, but he has spent part of his childhood in Moldavia, in a countryside region, within a very ethnical complex community. He considers that part of his life essential to his later development, as a person, and he values deeply all his childhood memories, especially those related to his grandparents and the places he has lived in. Later on, he attended primary school in Bucharest, becoming a keen Steaua supporter and a practitioner of junior basketball. During high school, he discovered his passion for computer games and IT. He graduated from the Academy of Economic Studies, as well as from the Military Academy, which he considers to be one of the most important experiences in his life, empowering him to develop an independent personality. Stefan always strived to learn as much as possible from all the situations he has encountered and considers fairness to be the most important value guiding his actions. He believes that great results can only be obtained through good planning, perseverance and hard work, coupled with a clear vision, as a driving force.