A person that is being overly self-confident about his or her skills or traits and/or at the same time being unreliable towards others expectations.
alt. forming a one-man-team, within an already existing team.
Farooq can describe:
-"Was Sarah not supposed to come pitch the idea she been telling us about at the meeting today?
-"She did not show up, guess she pulled a farooq on us."
or a person:
"Hurry you ass up here, don't be a farooq!"
or a one-man-team:
-"Hey everone, let's join forces and try to get out of this flaming snake pit before the lions are released."
-"No, FU guys. I'm gonna be a farooq and do my own thing!"