Armin was born into a Baháʼí family in Tehran (Persia) on May 11, 1978. Due to the severe persecution of members of the Baháʼí Faith, his family was forced to flee and immigrate to America in 1979 just prior to the Iranian Revolution. Upon arriving in the United States and traveling to several US cities, his family ultimately settled in Dallas County, Texas.
After graduating from Berkner High School in 1995, he completed an Associate Degree from Richland College in 1997 and a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1999 - with concentrations in law, social science and the digital economy. Subsequently, he enlisted in the United States Army Reserve as a Broadcast Journalist (46R) where he served honorably until 2005.
Armin graduated with honors from Texas State University with a Master of Public Administration in 2010; summa cum laude with a Juris Doctor from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2013; and, with honors with a Master of Laws in Taxation from University of Houston Law Center in 2014.
Armin started working at age 16. On his sixteenth birthday, he applied for a telemarketing job with MBNA America Bank. Armin turned out to be one of MBNA's best producers at the time.
Armin also committed a short stint as a licensed real estate agent in Texas when in his twenties. He was not involved in one transaction during his career as a realtor.
Armin later became a policy analyst in the Texas House of Representatives for state representative Fred Hill from 2003 to 2007. He was also a Clerk from the Local Ways and Means Committee chaired by Representative Hill during that same period.
As a broadcast journalist in the Army Reserve, Armin completed exercises at the US Army War College, Boy Scout Jamboree and Armed Forces Network (AFN).
During law school, Armin was a senior editor of the Thurgood Marshall Law Review. He also completed several legal internships with a number of attorneys and legal aid organizations in various areas of law - including bankruptcy law, criminal defense law, and tax law.
Armin has been a civil and tax attorney since 2013. He has represented hundreds of individuals and businesses in their fight against the Internal Revenue Service.
Armin is an active member of the Baháʼí Faith where he serves and has served in various capacities – and is currently serving (2020-2021) as the corresponding secretary of the Spiritual Assembly of the Baháʼís of El Paso, Texas. He continues to work to promote the central teaching of the religion - the unity and oneness of the human race.