Yusef is a native of San Jose, Costa Rica. After moving to Greenville, SC he graduated from USC Upstate with a B.S in Accounting with a minor in Translation and Interpreting. Since graduating, Yusef has worked in the non-profit world in education and public broadcasting. Coming from a family of educators, Yusef always saw the impact that loving teachers have on students, and this motivated him to join Heart Math Tutoring in 2022. He believes that anyone can master math and develop a love for learning when given the opportunity and support.