Renji was born in Littleton, Colorado as the son of an Indian immigrant and public school teacher. He graduated from the University of Miami and moved to New York to study acting at the Stella Adler Conservatory. He then moved to Los Angeles and continued studying with Howard Fine and Uta Hagen. He's written, produced and directed five short films and one feature. "I'm passionate about films that challenge stereotypes and often suggest the connections between chance, destiny and coincidence."