Malik learned to play basketball in Chicago from his uncle who was a college basketball coach. His whole family played basketball and his family is big that they had their own AAU team. He moved to Arizona with is family. Malik played college basketball for Arizona Christian. After College he stopped playing basketball to help his mom out and now has an opportunity to play professional basketball with the Scottsdale Titans.
Malik is a very outgoing person who loves the game of basketball and has said that he will never stop playing. He is a very energetic player who will bring a lot of energy to the team. When he is not on the court, he enjoys spending time with his girlfriend and playing with his dogs. He also enjoys hiking and being outdoors. The song he would choose to warm up with before games would be Something to Prove by Lil baby.