Ameen was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham for undergrad and earned double majors in Neuroscience and Translational Research with double specialized honors in Science and Technology and Business. Ameen graduated with a 4.0 GPA. His research interests have ranged from working with neurorehabilitation programs in patients with stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, and traumatic brain injury to bioethics and corporate business ethics and strategy. He has co-authored many peer-reviewed papers in those fields. He was named most outstanding neuroscience major, most outstanding student in the College of Arts and Sciences, a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, and a Rhodes Scholar.
While at Oxford University, Ameen earned at Masters in Public Policy. Ameen is currently a second year MD student at Harvard Medical School. Ameen has tutored many subjects for over a decade. As a high schooler and undergrad, he taught ACT, SAT, and PSAT classes and was a private tutor. He created the Biochemistry Supplemental Instruction series at his undergraduate institution and also taught Psychology and Neuroscience classes. As a Teaching Assistant for several undergraduate classes, Ameen has experience working one-on-one and in large-group settings. Ameen currently mentors underprivileged, first generation, college students and graduate school (medical school and PhD) applicants.
For fun, Ameen like driving cars, fishing competitively, and taking too long to order at Taco Bell.