Jamal received his B.S. degree in Exercise Science with a Minor in Health and Human Performance from Middle Tennessee State University. Jamal was born and raised in Memphis, TN, where he grew up working with the Special Olympics of Greater Memphis and playing rugby. Jamal played rugby for over nine years starting in the 7th grade with Memphis Inner-city Rugby all the way through his sophomore year in college on a scholarship at MTSU. Although he doesn’t play rugby anymore, he is still involved in the sport to where he travels all over the world to referee high school, college, and adult rugby. Through rugby, Jamal has met people from all over the world and found his passion in helping people in any way possible because of his big heart. In addition, rugby lead Jamal to becoming a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Due to his loving, caring and welcoming personality, personal training has provided the perfect opportunity for Jamal to help his clients enjoy their every day life. He is passionate about helping people stay fit and healthy through exercise so that they are able to move efficiently, accomplish the things that they love pain free, and feel great while doing it. He understands that no matter what life throws at him and others, it is important to stay positive and healthy. When Jamal isn’t training, you will find him praying, hanging out with his Fiancé, Selena, or talking to his family back home any chance he gets.