Jamal Adaku holds a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education from Arua Academy. Previously, he attended Oluba Primary School and completed his Ordinary Level from Odravu Secondary School. Jamal underwent training as a crime preventer with the Uganda Police Force and then joined Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Jamal is now working as an RMF Security Officer in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement.
Jamal loves both local and international soccer, and he speaks Lugbara, English, and Kiswahili.