ISR Season 4 Episode 6: “Being with the People” – Jamaal Diwan

Jamaal Diwan was born and raised in Southern California and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Third World Studies and a minor in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego . He has served with the Muslim Student Association (MSA), MSA West, and Muslim American Society (MAS) in varying capacities. He remains an active MAS member and is a scholarship student with the Islamic American University. Jamaal and his wife, Muslema Purmul, participated in the International Union of Muslim Scholars “Future Scholars Program” in 2008/2009. They are currently pursuing Bachelor’s degrees at the College of Shari`ah at al-Azhar University in Cairo, and Master’s degrees from the American University in Cairo in Arabic Studies with an emphasis in Islamic Studies.