Efren holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Game Science from UCI. He is a skilled software engineer and developer, specializing in C#, Unity, Python, PHP, and more. Prior to his career at Game-U, Efren was both a developer, an instructor, and the Software Supervisor for Brainstorm Studios, a STEM Education company based in California, as well as the Music Director for the Catholic Choir at the University of Irvine. Most recently, he won the 2021 Twitch Channel Points Hackathon with his Among Us-themed Twitch API mod. In his free time, Efren enjoys board games, RPGs, and composing (and playing!) music.