Stephen Molstad was invented in California. He was largely constructed by LAUSD schools, especially North Hollywood High, then spent the 1980s being polished and refined at UC Santa Cruz, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Politics. He has studied Theater in Los Feliz, Idyllwild, Ashland and San Marino. After stints teaching at Berendo Middle and Belmont High, he was installed at LASGS during the opening ceremonies in 2006. He has lived in France, Italy and Japan, published several novelizations, and competed in innumerable pick-up basketball games.