Instructors

Sh. Omar Suleiman (Director, ILF Texas)

Shaykh Omar Suleiman is the kind-hearted, friendly giant from New Orleans, Louisiana. Born and raised in America, Shaykh Omar has a unique way of relating to a western audience though his character has gained the love of people of all ages and backgrounds..  Read More

Imam Khalid Griggs

Imam Khalid Fattah Griggs accepted Islam in 1972. He is the Imam of The Community Mosque of Winston-Salem in North Carolina. This is a position he has held since 1984. He is also co-chairman of the North Carolina-based Black Leadership Roundtable of Winston-Salem-Forsyth County. Read More

Fahad Tasleem

In 2007, Fahad Tasleem founded Dawah Corps – an organization with a mission to ignite, for Muslims living in the West, a passion for Islamic outreach.    Fahad’s expertise in the realm of dawah stems from a number of years of experience with the various outreach efforts of MSA’s, Islamic centers, and Islamic organizations across North America.Fahad has also served as a khateeb and lecturer for the Islamic Society of Greater Houston.  His speaking style has been described as engaging, profound and exciting.   His ability to express core Islamic ideas in simple, palatable terms that are relevant to contemporary times, has inspired many to reach higher spiritual, moral and social goals.Currently, Fahad plays a tripartite role as an instructor, researcher and student.   He is the founder and lead instructor at the DC Seminary along with being an adjunct professor at various other universities and colleges.    His role as a researcher and student is in his current pursuit of a PhD in Economics from the University of Texas at Dallas.  Fahad studied Arabic at Georgetown University and he holds a bachelors in Economics from Michigan State University and a Masters in Taxation from the University of Southern California.Fahad Tasleem recently joined ILF Texas, a teaching project of ICNA. He is an instructor for ILF Houston on site classes at Islamic Outreach Center ( IOC-Cypress)

Br. Faizan Mumtaz

Ustaadh Faizan Mumtaz has been actively working as a mentor for young Muslims since the age of 15. His most demanding role was spent serving as the Vice President for Young Muslims, the largest organization dedicated to Muslim youths in the US. He studied Classical Arabic at the Fajr Institute for the Arabic Language, where he completed the text “Al-Arabiyatu Bayna Yadayk.” Previously, he also served as the Arabic and Islamic Studies teacher at Rockford IQRA School where he taught grades 4-12 and has distinguished himself with an interactive and passionate style of teaching. Ustadh Faizan Mumtaz is currently a full-time instructor at Bayyinah Institute.