A native of Westwood, New Jersey, Sean is a former collegiate basketball player at NCAA Lincoln University, and professional player in the CBA, and PBL. After playing, Sean began developing youth within the NBA camp circuit including, the Dallas Mavericks Basketball Academy. Birdsong also assisted the NBA Development League combine, and the Dallas Mavericks NBA G league affiliate Texas Legends organization, coaching and developing future NBA prospects. Sean also served as an assistant coach at Blue Valley North High school.
In addition to his work in basketball, Sean has worked with at risk youth, and adults in the behavioral healthcare field. In 2014, he founded Nothing But Net Sports LLC which programs promote a healthy living through sports for youth, and adults. Sean earned a Bachelors degree in business from MidAmerica Nazarene University.