Shawn Dorian was born in Baltimore City to Armenian immigrant parents, Shawn's father worked hard but didn't make much money so Shawn grew up pretty poor. As Shawn was growing up he wanted more than his parents could give him so it made Shawn get into the streets to be able to buy his own stuff. Soon after getting into the streets Shawn was in and out of jail, after getting released from jail he flew the California and got involved with the Armenian Power. Once he started working with the Armenian Power he met a man named Kevork Guzman and they started working together, eventually Kevork told Shawn that he had plans to move operations to Chernarus and invited Shawn to come along. Shawn thought about it for a while before realizing this was a chance to make money and decided he was going to go, after arriving the outbreak hit and Shawn and 24th have been there since.