Faraz Hasan Malik was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio.

After graduating from The Ohio State University, Faraz continued his studies abroad in Amman, Jordan where he taught as an Arabic Instructor for Qasid Arabic Institute and obtained diplomas in traditional Islamic Studies. He received Superior, the highest level in the Arabic language, from the American Council of Teaching Foreign Languages. Afterwards he graduated with a Masters in Islamic Studies from Hartford Seminary where he translated one of Ibn Taymiyya’s fatwas for his Masters’ thesis. He currently resides in Dallas, Texas where he is completing his alimiyyah program.