Most kids call him Captain Maliko (Malik). He was born and raised in Kenya, and migrated from Kenya to the United States at the age of sixteen. He attended Urbana University, where he received his Bachelors in Education and played for Urbana Men’s Soccer team for 4 years.
Malik migrated to the United States in April 2004, to Columbus, Ohio. In 2006, he moved from the North Side of the town to West Side (The Hilltop). He lived in Wedgewood Village throughout his High School and College career.
There are more than two thousand youths in the Hilltop area who need mentors. Malik's goal is to uplift the Hilltop community through the work he does with F3.