Born into a Bangladesh Army family in 1994, to a schoolteacher and an intelligence officer.
Spent first years of life in Hamburg, Germany.
Grew up on the pristine military cantonments of Dhaka.
At the age of 6, immigrated with mother and sister to America.
Attended public schools and private Catholic schools in Minnesota.
Excelled in speech, debate, academic trivia, theatrical performance, American football, basketball, baseball, wrestling, boxing, and golf.
Spent summers with father in Bangladesh.
At 15, began working for city government and police department, and won a scholarship to tour Europe.
At 16, abandoned high school to study philosophy in a small college in Santa Fe.
Left that college and, at 19, earned Bachelors in History at the University of Minnesota.
Made several feature films, starting while still in college.
At 20, formed a filmmaking collective and launched a digital media business.
At 22, after the disastrous election of Donald Trump, put film ambitions on hold and adapted business towards pro-democracy politics.
First campaign was own unsuccessful campaign for Mayor of Minneapolis, which resulted in instant demand for digital political services and a featuring role in the Bravo Network’s special series, “Welcome to Waverly.”
At 24, led digital content for now-Representative Dean Phillips, in the most pivotal Congressional race in the 2018 Democratic recapture of the House of Representatives.
At 25, led digital content for the Presidential campaign of Senator Amy Klobuchar.
At 26, bought mother a house.
Currently leading digital content on several pro-democracy and civil society causes, including the passage of the Freedom to Vote Act, the largest pro-democracy reform bill in American history.
Bad Bad Hats
Favorite Films & Shows
Cool Hand Luke
Fantastic Mr. Fox
There Will Be Blood
It’s A Wonderful Life
Beast of the Southern Wild
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
The Big Lebowski
It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia
The Office (US)
Kazantzakis’ Zorba the Greek
Durants’ The Story of Civilization
Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet
Camus’ Resistance, Rebellion, and Death
Spinelli’s Maniac Magee
Hughes’ I Wonder As I Wander
Usborne Encyclopedia of World History
China, People’s Republic
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Results
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Measured on five major dimensions of personality: Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism.
Myers–Briggs Type Indicator
ENTJ. Extraverted, Intuitive, Thinking, Judging.
“Eights are defined by their desire to be powerful and to avoid any vulnerability. They present a confident, assertive, and decisive image to others. Eights can be argumentative and intimidating; it is important to them to stand up for what they believe in and to protect those who are weaker than themselves.
Deepest Fear: Eights fear being vulnerable and powerless more than anything, and cope with this fear by always being strong and in control.
Core Motivations: Eights are motivated by their desire to be independent and in control. They resist appearing or feeling weak and reject any authority that restricts them.
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