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Zacharia Ahmed

Masters Academic Advisor

Where were you born/where did you grow up? 

I was born and raised in New Jersey, lived a short time in Louisiana where I was known as the ‘Jersey Boy’.

Where you attended undergrad/grad school?

I attended Fairleigh Dickinson University for Undergraduate and Graduate school, I earned my BS in Business Management and my MA in Sports Administration.

What's your go-to snack? 

Anything with peanut butter!

What's your favorite book? 

Carol Dweck, Mindset

What's your favorite movie? 

Princess Bride

What's your favorite music? 

I really don’t have a favorite, I like it all!

What do you do in your spare time? 

Any type of outdoor adventure.

Coolest thing you've done/seen in NYC? 

Bike tour throughout all the boroughs of NYC, you get to see a ton of things that you never knew existed.

Favorite spot in NYC? 

Washington Square Park

One piece of advice you'd give to graduate students. 

Get out and DO! Take advantage of your time within the program and take on as many opportunities as possible.