Nathanael was born in San Diego, California, where he has remained to this day. He graduated with a B.A. in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing from San Diego State University and has a published poem and short, self-published e-book. Nathanael has written on a wide variety of topics and has dozens of published articles online. He enjoys Japanese culture, electronic music, art, and has a crippling addiction to caffeine and Parks and Recreation.