Twenty-four-year-old Kinshuk Sharma was born in Jalandhar, Punjab where he first picked up a tennis racquet at the age of four. He shifted to Chandigarh, when he was five, where he did his schooling. Following his passion for sports, he competed in tennis tournaments all around the globe. Kinshuk represented India in the Junior Davis Cup in 2005 and was also the only Indian that year to be selected for the Asian-African ITF U-16 Team. He attended Shri Ram College of Commerce in 2007 before receiving a full scholarship from the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), USA, from where he completed his Bachelors in Business Administration with concentration in Operations Management and Finance. He received sixteen different academic and athletic awards in his three and a half years at UNCW.
Kinshuk’s first poetic composition came at the age of two. It was the encouragement and appreciation that he received from his family and friends that made him pursue poetry.