Sean Rector was born and raised in Harlem, New York. He attended boarding school at Milton S. Hershey School in Hershey, Pennsylvania, before moving to Albany to obtain his Bachelor of Arts degree in theater and psychology from the State University of New York.
Rector currently works as a junior high teacher in South Central Los Angeles. He is also the school's head basketball coach and works with the school's drama club. Previously, he has worked as a specialist for a homeless shelter, a clerk on the stock exchange and a school counselor. His favorite hobbies are basketball and reading.
Although his mother and inspiration, LaVerne, remains a writer in Harlem, Sean Rector currently resides in Los Angeles, Calif. His birth date is August 20.