Kassim was an anthropology major and economics minor at Davidson College. He is interested in social justice issues and has worked toward promoting racial equity at both Davidson and beyond. He is especially concerned with the role the education system plays in maintaining a racial and social caste system in America. As a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., he promotes brotherhood and academic excellence while providing service and advocacy for his communities. He looks forward to learning coalition building strategies with YP4 so that he can better bring different groups of people together to achieve a common goal of fighting racial injustice.