Rizlan Bin Morsit was born in Lahad Datu, and then raised up in Felda Umas-Umas Tawau. After finishing his Form 6, he went to work at the Felda Umas 6 palm oil plantation as a general worker for nearly 8 months. During that time, he saved up his salary and used that money to pay the entrance fees to further his studies at university. Rizlan graduated with a Bachelor Degree of Social Science with Honors in International Relations at Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) on November 2017. During his studies at UMS, he was the Executive Member (Welfare and Student Affairs) of the Student Representative Council at the UMS Session 2015/2016. He was also the President of UMS 1 Malaysian Club Session in 2016/2017. This helped him to develop his confidence and leadership qualities as a Stakeholder and Workshop Coordinator for the FPIC team in Forever Sabah.