Ned was born in a small town in the country of Jordan then moved to the United States in 1986. He graduated from Fresno State University with a BS degree in Surveying and Photogrammetry engineering. He eventually moved to San Diego to work with the Department of Transportation and has been working there for over 20 years. Ned is married to his wife Marina and has 2 blessed children: Amy and Hani Daniel. He was a home fellowship leader for years and is currently involved in the children's, counseling and Christian foundation Ministry. Ned's life verse is Philippians 4:6-7 and his greatest passion is the reading and study of God’s word.