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  • Name: Mussab Ali

    Recipient Year: 2022|2021

    Major: Law

    Description: Mussab Ali was the youngest elected official in Jersey City history who was elected when he was 20 years old. At 23, he served as the President of the Jersey City School Board addressing the needs of over 30,000 students, and overseeing an $800 million budget. In that role, he was prolific in uplifting the voices of marginalized communities that have led to a student-elected representative on the board of education, halal school lunches, dress code reform, and much more. He attended Harvard Law School, receiving a JD in 2023. Mussab graduated from Tsinghua University with a Master’s degree in Global Affairs as a Schwarzman Scholar Class of 2020 and Rutgers University, where he was named a Truman Scholar.

    School Name: Harvard University

    Sponsor: Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA)|Ghobarah-Naqvi Scholarship

    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mussabali/