Ali grew up in Calgary, graduating from Viscount Bennet High School in 1980. His love of the Calgary area brought him back to the city after three years of at Chapman University in Orange California where he completed his undergraduate studies in Business Administration and played soccer in the NCAA.
Ali and his Wife Amina have four young children who are active in sports including Hockey in the Springbank Minor Hockey Association and attend Calgary French and International School.
1980, Viscount Bennett, Calgary Alberta
1983, Chapman University, Orange California
1986, University of Calgary J.D., Calgary Alberta