Omar double majored and earned his BA in History and Political Science, from CUNY Queens College, in August 2014. After working at the New York County District Attorney’s Office as a fugitive extradition coordinator, he enlisted in the Navy as a Mass Communications Specialist. Following a year of training at the Defense Information School, learning print and broadcast journalism, public affairs, and videography, he was stationed aboard the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in Norfolk, Virginia. He is still serving in the Navy and is working towards entering law school in Fall 2021.