Ustadh Yasir Fikry Fahmy was born and raised in Clifton, New Jersey and graduated from Rutgers Business School. He worked in corporate America for approximately three years before pursuing his formal Islamic studies. He studied locally with scholars such as Dr. Mohammad Qatanani and Sheikh Muhammad Musa. He studied abroad, spending one year at the University of Jordan (Faculty of Shari`ah) and is currently studying at Al-Azhar University (Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language). He is a member of the Muslim American Society (MAS) and has taught on topics such as History of Islamic Legislation, Tafsir, Fiqh of Da`wah, Explanation of the names of Allah (swt) and Tazkiyah.