Amiel was born in Cleveland, Ohio and stayed there for a short time before moving to Richardson Texas. After making it through the 8th grade, Amiel moved up north to DC/VA to attend a magnet high school and participate in a top basketball program. After graduating from Annandale High School in Virginia, Amiel received a full ride to play basketball at Virginia State University in Petersburg, VA where he competed and won championships throughout his college career.
Following graduation from VSU with a degree in Psychology, Amiel worked for about 5 years for the government and the mental health community trying to improve lives in the best way he could. Amiel is a heavy martial artist, a fan of some good cartoons, and a lover of nature and everything outdoors.