Basim was born and raised in Freehold, New Jersey the hometown of Bruce Springsteen. Basim obtained his BS in Biomedical Engineering from NJIT and a MBS from UMDNJ (now Rutgers) in Biomedical Sciences. Before attending dental school, he worked at Six Flags Great Adventure as their New Construction & Maintenance Supervisor overseeing the installation and rehab of their rides. Basim loves to play tennis and travel. After dental school he hopes to travel across the world. Fun Fact: Basim has been on the top of the world's tallest roller coaster, Kingda Ka!