Faruq Tauheed was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is an American actor and host that has been seen and heard on TV, Film, and Radio professionally since 1998. Living in Los Angeles since finishing his BFA degree in New York City and London, Tauheed has appeared on television series including Cold Case, The Shield, NCIS and New Girl. Lending his voice to animation projects in Hollywood, he can also be heard on video games such as Mass Effect 3 and BioShock Infinite. Faruq debuted in Selma, Lord, Selma, an ABC/Disney television movie and now you can catch him as the ring announcer for BATTLEBOTS or on his online cooking show He Cooks, He Scores.