Seneca grew up in Lorain,Ohio and was born into a working class family. Along with his brother and sister, he was raised in an old farm house on the rough side of town. Through his modest roots and loving musical family he persevered and overcame many hardships and struggles during his youth. After his parent's separation he moved to Mayfield Village and graduated from Mayfield High School. After dabbling here and there in community colleges, he then went on to enroll and graduate from Berklee College of Music in Boston,Massachusetts. There he studied the electric bass, guitar, piano and voice, obtaining a degree in Music Therapy and a minor in Psychology. Throughout his 4 years at Berklee College of Music, he gigged as the frontman for the band The Crosswalk Kings and worked as a live sound engineer to make ends meet. He has had the pleasure and honor to work for names such as Gloria Estefan, Victor Wooten, They Might Be Giants, Andrew Bird, and The Average White Band. Upon graduation, he has moved back to Cleveland to bring his skills home to work as a teacher in the area and complete a music therapy internship at university hospital.