Haymen was born in Sudan. He graduated from Belmont High School and is currently working on his teaching credential at California State University, Los Angeles. He attended Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) as a teen and played basketball and volleyball, as well as participated in the theatre and mentoring programs. Haymen was the head basketball coach at Marlborough Middle School before becoming HOLA’s Athletic Coordinator for the basketball leagues for boys and girls. He also assists with the soccer leagues. His passion is coaching basketball and working with youth.