Humza Yousaf is a Scottish politician and a Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the Glasgow Pollok constituency.
He is a member of the Scottish National Party (SNP) and has held several positions in the Scottish Government since his election to the Scottish Parliament in 2011, including Minister for External Affairs and International Development, Minister for Transport and the Islands, and Cabinet Secretary for Justice.
Yousaf was born in 1985 in Glasgow, Scotland, and is of Pakistani descent. He grew up in Pollok and attended the University of Glasgow, where he earned a degree in politics and sociology.
Prior to entering politics, Yousaf worked as a freelance journalist and as a parliamentary assistant to Bashir Ahmad, the first Muslim MSP in Scotland.
He is known for his advocacy of social justice and equality, and has been a vocal critic of Islamophobia and racism.
Humza Yousaf Siblings: Meet Abbas Yousaf
Humza Yousaf has one younger brother, Abbas Yousaf, who is also involved in politics. Abbas Yousaf is a member of the Scottish National Party (SNP) and was elected as a councillor for the Pollokshields ward in Glasgow in 2017.
Like his older brother, Abbas Yousaf is also passionate about issues related to social justice, equality, and human rights.