Shawn has a multicultural background: his father is French, his mother is German, but Shawn is the only American in his family. He grew up partly in the US, France, Spain and Germany, and has also lived in London. As a result, he has a passion for languages, speaking German, French, English and Spanish fluently. Shawn loves travelling to distant destinations and discovering other cultures. He is a big fan of Thai and Mexican street food. His other hobbies are playing the guitar, watching movies, reading sci-fi books, playing tennis and poker with friends.