Ahmad was born and raised in Edmonton, and received his Bachelor of Commerce with distinction from the University of Alberta in 2017. In 2020, Ahmad graduated from the University of Alberta Faculty Of Law and received his Juris Doctor degree. Ahmad is currently completing his articles and anticipates being called to the bar in the summer of 2021. While in law school, Ahmad volunteered with Student Legal Services and represented low income individuals charged with minor violent and property offences. In his third year, he was a dayleader and supervisor at Student Legal Services and helped mentor newer volunteers.