Shervin is from San Francisco, CA, and attended the University of California, Davis. While in college, he was enrolled in Army ROTC, a fraternity member of Phi Delta Theta, and involved in student government. He graduated in 2019 with a B.A. in Political Science with minors in History, Sociology, and Philosophy. He commissioned as Marine lieutenant shortly after graduating and is now a Fire Support Officer in Camp Lejeune, NC. He is currently completing his masters at Georgetown University and plans to apply to law school after his service.