Our Advisers and Scholars



Shaykh Shakiel Humayun
Role : Scholar and Advisor
Biography : Shaykh Shakiel Humayun was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from Baruch College with a BBA in Business Administration. He then completed post graduate studies at the Umm-ul-Qura University in Makkah al-Mukarramah receiving an Associate’s Degree with honors. He continued his studies at the College of Shariah at Umm-ul-Qura University. During his stay in Makkah, he had the opportunity to benefit from many scholars. He has been active in the field of dawah and teaching in the U.S. for over 13 years. By profession he is an entrepreneur and has founded the Foundation for Knowledge and Development (foundationforknowledge.com), Wellspring Elementary (wellspringelementary.com), Masjid ‘Eesa ibn Maryam (masjideesa.com), and the first Muslim Foster Care in the east coast.
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Shaykh Mikaeel Abdur Rahman
Role : Scholar and Advisor
Biography : Shaykh Mikaeel is a graduate of Madrasah Arabia Islamia Azaadville in South Africa. He is of Puerto Rican descent and left Catholicism to enter into Islam 20 years ago at the age of 19. He currently presides as dean of Dar ul Uloom NY in Jamaica, Queens, New York City and teaches several Islamic subjects there.
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