Tahani Al-Jamil is Pakistani-English, She was raised in high society England and subsequently was very well educated. In her life and afterlife she is regarded as highly intelligent, a brilliant conversationalist, and a wonderful hostess. One of her most impressive achievements was raising 6 million Euros for a Non-profit organization. She was schooled in Paris, France. In The Good Place she is seen as an overly good person which makes Eleanor Shellstrop insecure.  In her life she did many good things, but the anguish of being overlooked by her parents resulted in a lifelong bitter jealousy. Although her actions were mostly good, her motivations were corrupt which resulted in her being sent to the Bad Place.