Mussab Ali is a Phi Beta Kappa, dual major in biology and economics at Rutgers-Newark University in his senior year. Last year, Mussab was elected onto his school board in Jersey City as the youngest and first Muslim elected official in Jersey City history. In this position, he serves as the chair of both the Student Equity Committee. In this role, he has fought for student's voices, better school lunch, reforms in dress code, recycling and much more. He was recently re-elected while breaking the record for the most votes in a school board election in NJ history, garnering over 22,000 votes. Mussab was also appointed to the Immigration Affairs Commission in Jersey City in 2017 and elected as vice chair by his peers. Mussab was awarded the prestigious Harry S.Truman Scholarship in 2017, the first in the history of his university, and was as an Eagleton Undergraduate Associate Class of 2018.