Jamal was born in the South of Morocco, but he was raised in a coastal town near Casablanca. This is where he received a bachelor’s degree in English Studies and Linguistics from a prestigious university in 2009. After graduation he spent a brief time teaching languages at a small private elementary school in his area and worked his way up to be an interpreter for a major wiring systems manufacturer. In 2010, he moved to the United States to further his education. He received a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of West Florida. He currently works as a technical support agent for a major American cable company. He also uses his language abilities that he has acquired working as a freelance interpreter and a language teacher.
Jamal’s ethnic background is Berber, and his mother tongue is a Berber dialect called Tamazight. He also speaks, understands, and is fluent in many dialects of Arabic, fluent in French and in English. He is very passionate about all matters of international relations, religious matters and social issues. The author likes learning about Arduinos and programming in his spare time. He also likes to spend time outdoors camping, fishing, playing soccer, and other athletic activities.