Malik Ajani was born in India, the land of Sri Krishna, the Taj Mahal and Bollywood. He was raised in the United States. In the past, he has been a student of philosophy and mystical religious traditions. He enjoys teaching, studying history, and the ideas that flow from it. He completed his BSc at the University of Texas at Austin and his MBA with a focus on Organizational Development at the University of Dallas. In September 2008, he presented a paper titled: "Objects, Knowledge and Representation - A glimpse into the rhetorical discourse of the British Museum" at the conference on Representing Islam at the University of Manchester. After completing his MA in Muslim Cultures, Malik has pursued a Phd at Royal Holloway - University of London.