Nowroz is from Mazar-i-Shareef, Afghanistan and a first generation college student. His major is Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) while minoring in Biochemistry. His future goal is to become a successful pediatrics physician in order to serve underserved and underrepresented groups. He enjoys playing basketball, snowboarding, and hiking. His current research focus is on determining the role of lipid transport in viral replication.