Qasim graduated in 2007 from Farmingdale High School, where he was a 4-time County Champion and an All-Long Island Long Jumper. He also was 2nd in the state for the Long Jump and was a Triple Jump National Qualifier.
He is the son of Darryl and Aminah Ellis.
Favorite Food: Chicken
Favorite Movie: Love and Basketball
Hobbies: Playing Monopoly with the dorm kids