Saw Shein grew up in Myanmar, also known as Burma. Saw is a graduate of Rangoon University and has his M. Div degree from Burma Institute of Theology, Rangoon, Burma. He earned an S.T. M (Master of Sacred Theology) in New Testament Studies and Church Music from the Divinity School at Yale University. Saw also studied at Princeton University and Claremont Graduate University. He has worked as Organist at Upland First Presbyterian Church, Music Director at Northkirk Presbyterian Church and Hemet First Presbyterian Church. Saw enjoys music, spicy food and traveling.