Omar graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2009 with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering. He commissioned as an Infantry Second Lieutenant in 2011 through OCS. He served in the 3rd Infantry Division and deployed to Afghanistan in 2012. While in the 3rd Infantry Division, he served as an Infantry Platoon Leader, Scout Platoon Leader, and Staff Officer. Omar will be attending the Goizueta School of Business at Emory University for the Class of 2018. While at Goizueta, he will focus on finance and strategy.