Corneliu was born and raised in Moldova where he later graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Architecture from the Technical University of Moldova in 2009. Since 2011, he has been living in the Calgary, Alberta area of Canada, working in the construction industry there.
He has volunteered in various capacities with many organizations back in Moldova, such as the youth centre for children and youth with disabilities in Chisinau, the capital city, a national non-profit working in poverty relief, a food bank and social mission outside of Chisinau, and many others. During the winter of 2015-16, Corneliu also volunteered as a breakfast program coordinator at St. John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto where he exemplified his dedication to serving homeless people. Corneliu sincerely believes that only by helping the homeless and those less fortunate can the world become a better place for all in which to live.