Malcolm Chaka grew up in Mississauga, Canada. Malcolm graduated from Cornell University in 2019, where he was a 4-time letter winner in Varsity Football. Following graduation, Malcolm worked as a paralegal at Winston & Strawn where he returned for his 1L summer. He will be spending his 2L summer at Sidley Austin in Chicago. At Notre Dame, Malcolm serves as the graduate student representative on the Faculty Board of Athletics and is a member of the Moot Court Trial Team. This year, he will extern for Judge Thomas K. Kirsch in the U.S Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. In his free time, Malcolm enjoys watching sports, listening to music, and taking hikes.