Growing up in India, Dev had a heart for the culture, wisdom and stories of his Punjabi ancestors. While forming strong bonds in his homeland, he also looked outward to the world beyond. Transferring from a traditional Punjabi Sheikh school to an international boarding school, he picked up several languages and a passion to reach beyond. Knowing the intricacies of his culture motivated him to understand others and through that scope, reach the International stage. Through his studies he hopes to work in global policy and create legislation that can change the world.