Zainab Yoonas was born and raised in Richardson, Texas. She completed her memorization of the Holy Qur'ān in 2006. Her various interests drove her to attain a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Child Learning and Development in 2016 and a Master of Public Policy degree in 2017, both from the University of Texas at Dallas. She is currently a student in the third year of the Seminary. Zainab enjoys spending time outdoors, studying fiqh, and spending time with her family. She currently serves as the Teacher's Assistant for the first year of the Qalam Seminary.