Hussien was born and raised in northwest Georgia and went to high school in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He graduated in Chicago, Illinois with a degree in multimedia journalism. After doing digital video at the DCCC, he returned to Chicago to work on a project chronicling the mayoral race. Hussien is currently a videographer and video editor at Pete for America. He’s been making and editing videos for the past decade in either a personal or professional setting with a desire to promote progressive politics.