Dorian was born and raised in Medford Oregon and attended St Marys School where he excelled in sports and academics. He then attended Brown University in Providence RI, receiving a B.A. degree in economics. He later attended Rutgers University at the Stonier Graduate School of Banking and graduated with honors, having his thesis published. Dorian developed a water toy, and with two other partners created Water Sports Inc. to manufacture and market the "Dip Stik", a very popular water and rafting toy. He is a sport enthusiast having rafted many of the rivers in the western US and loves to ride his Harley "Ultra" any time he gets the opportunity.