- Born Muslim, Indigenous American
- 3 years intensive study at Abu Nour University in Damascus, Syria: Qur’an, Arabic, Islamic Sciences, Sharia Law
- Served as Imam and community leader at various levels for over 15 years (Muslim Students Association, Masjid Muhammad DC, khutbahs at GWU, IMF, DC area masajid)
- Graduate Certificate Muslim-Christian Studies, Washington Theological Consortium
- Graduate Student: Islam & Muslim-Christian Relations Georgetown University
- Active interfaith participant and Muslim faith leader working with Baltimore Jewish Council, Jewish Community Center, and the Church on The Square since 2015.
- Active educator, community leader, committed interfaith leader