Ali graduated from A&M in 2013 with a degree in Chemical Engineering. Ali maintained a 4.0 GPR in Chemical Engineering and was honored as the top academic student for the entire class of 2013. He received the Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award in 2013. He conducted undergraduate research all four years and published three peer-reviewed papers, presented at four different conferences, and been awarded a research grant. Ali was President of the university-wide sophomore learning community, C.L.U.E.S. He stated that simply being a student at A&M has positively impacted his professional plans. Being on a campus that upholds selfless service as a primary pillar has motivated him to base his career around that ideal. In the last few years, he has changed his life track, wanting now to use the leadership and academic skills that have been developed at A&M to assist those suffering from medical ailments as a physician. He graduated medical school from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.