He was born on September 19, 1965, in a village known Pesanten Porong Sidoarjo East Java Indonesia. After finishing his junior high school at SMP Muhammadiyah Porong, he went to Ponorogo to continue his study in Darussalam Islamic Boarding school Gontor and graduated in 1985. He taught at Nurul Huda Junior and Senior High School in Cimanggis Bogor since 1985 t0 1997. During his teaching and other  voluntarily social services, he continued his study in English Language education Syarif Hidayatullah State Institute for Islamic Studies and got his Bachelor of Arts in 1991. As he wanted to enhance his teaching professionalism, he took master degree in Language Education  of Graduate School of Institute for Teacher Training and Education Jakarta, and finished in 1996. When he was a lecturer of English Language Education Program of Uhamka Jakarta, he obtained a doctoral scholarship from the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia. He started studying in doctoral program of Jakarta State University in 1998, and finished in 2004.