Omar Husain


Born and raised in Southern California, Omar Husain attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, on a tennis scholarship, and graduated with a degree in Information Sciences. After graduating, he travelled to Toronto, Canada where he studied the Arabic language and began studying the Islamic sciences. He then returned to the United States and worked as a business analyst for multiple consulting firms. During this time, he was blessed to complete his memorization of the Quran. He then travelled to Cairo, Egypt, and, along with private studies, enrolled in Al-Azhar University, the oldest institute of Islamic learning in the world. He graduated from the College of Islamic studies and Arabic Language at Al-Azhar. He has actively participated in various youth activities, and MSA study circles, as well as delivered khutbas, lectures, and held classes in various masjids across the U.S. He has also translated the soon to be published masterpiece of Imam Jalāl ad-Dīn Suyūṭī, Al-Itqān Fī U’lūm al-Qur’ān “Towards Perfecting the Qur’ānic Sciences.” He is currently the Religious Director at MCECC.

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