Hafiz spent much of his adolescent years in southern Illinois and central Kentucky. Graduating near the top of his high school class, Hafiz decided to attend the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY, on a full academic scholarship majoring in Pre-Medicine and minoring in Communications.
After graduation and spending some time working in the telecommunications industry, Hafiz decided to pursue a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with double major concentrations in Marketing and Business Intelligence. In the fall of 2017, Hafiz graduated from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH, with his MBA.
He currently works as a Small and Medium Business Manager for Verizon Business where he helps manage business relationships in the mid-market space. Hafiz resides in Cincinnati, OH, with his loving wife, Katherine, and his adorable daughter, Journie.