Mussa was born and raised in the York/North York neighborhoods of Toronto. Mussa is of Gambian decent and a youth leader within the Gambian community focusing on nurturing the relationship between the youth and their community. Mussa is also passionate about working with students, providing advice and help with job applications and interviews. He has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree and Graduate Accounting Diploma both obtained from McMaster University. Mussa has several years of experience within the accounting and finance industry. He currently works as an auditor in public accounting, focusing on financial services clients. Prior to being an auditor, Mussa has worked as a Credit Analyst in the financial industry.