Zulkifli was born in Pangkep, one of regions in South Sulawesi that has hundred small islands. He was interested in teaching when he was young due to his father and mother as teachers of elementary school.
Before joining Cinta Bahasa, he taught students in one of private elementary schools in East Jakarta for two years. Beside teaching and sharing with others, he is fond of writing short story. Zul, so he is called, was graduated from English Literature in Sunan Gunung Djati State Islamic University Bandung.
His dream is to make a novel based on his experience of teaching other people from over the world.