Born April 24, 1983 Yusuf has only been painting professionally since 2003, yet is rapidly becoming a force to be reckoned with in the East African art world. Yusuf holds a bachelorís degree in Industrial and Fine Arts from Makerere University.
Yusuf's work have been exhibited at the Makerere University art gallery, Tulifanya art gallery, AID Child Organization, and Afriart gallery in Kampala Uganda. Watatu gallery & Ramoma art gallery in Nairobi,Kenya. Evere Commune Brussels Belgium, NATTA art in Eastern Europe, and others.
He is a active member of the Uganda artists association (UAA) and the Uganda German culture society (UGCS) in Kampala, Uganda as well as being a member of the Butterfly Project in Uganda which works with deprived school children.
The artist resides in Kampala, Uganda.