Aman Ali is an award winning storyteller in New York City and one of the most engaging social media personalities in the Muslim community today. His passionate and animated tales he regularly posts to Facebook continue to go viral by the thousands daily. Just this post alone about an encounter he had on 9/11 has garnered almost 70,000 likes and 20,000 shares on Facebook.
He is currently the producer of the PBS documentary “Two Gods” about a Muslim casket maker in New Jersey using the lens of death to teach kids that their own lives are worth living. The film has received rave reviews at film festivals, including a 100 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes, and has the support from the Sundance Institute, Tribeca Film Institute, PBS and many many other partners in the industry.
He is also one of the only young American Muslims in the public spotlight today. He’s made appearances on dozens of media outlets such as the New York Times, BuzzFeed, CNN, NBC, HBO, BBC, and NPR to talk about the shenanigans of being an awkward brown kid from Ohio. He has traveled to all 50 states and 27 countries and counting to tell stories on stage to hundreds of thousands of people worldwide.