Jaron 'monkeys-' Clinton was introduced to DotA at the age of 11 by his older brother. At 16 he started playing in leagues and in-houses, including EEDL, NADL, and LIHL. It was in these leagues that he ran into long-time friend Ben 'Ephraim' Wood. Ben connected him with David 'KoReYa-' Kim, inK-, and a few others. They formed the team HiiB (Hop in inK-'s Backpack) in September 2011.