Shuyi grew up in New York, where she attended the Baccalaureate School for Globalization, a high school located in Astoria, Queens. She attended Bryn Mawr College where she majored in East Asian Studies with a concentration in Peace, Justice, and Human Rights. She is committed to solving global issues and was the co-president of Amnesty International and with the China Care Foundation. Outside of academics, she enjoys dancing and hanging out with friends.