Founder/Board Member/ President of the Executive Committee
Najeeb Muhammad also known in the dawah field as Najeeb Al Anjelesi is a native Californian born and raised in Los Angeles to Muslim parents. He studied Islam traditionally in several countries i.e. Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen; and benefited directly, within mosques and Islamic Centers, from world renowned scholars including but not limited to: Sheikh Salih Al Fawzan, Sheikh Hasan ibn Abdul Wahhab Al Bana, and others. He also has experience in the field of dawah via his participation in many lectures, conferences, seminars, and classes throughout the US. He’s a former Khateeb at Masjid Ar Rashid in Compton CA, and at Masjid Qasim Bilal Al Amin in Montgomery Al. In addition he has experience at translating selected Arabic texts of some world renowned scholars of the Islamic world. He currently runs the YouTube channel Pure Islaam and all social media platforms associated with it including the website where his translations and written articles can be found.
Board Member/ Vice President of the Executive Committee
Siddiq Abdullah also known in the dawah field as Abu ‘Abdis Salaam Siddiq Al Juyaanee was born in Paterson in the mid 70’s and raised throughout north and central NJ. He was accepted to the Islamic University of Madinah in 1995 and stayed a short time there before moving to Egypt in 1996. He studied in Egypt for 6 years with various Scholars and was accepted to the University of Azhar in 1997. He has since continued his studies during his yearly trips to ‘Umrah and constant contact with a number of Scholars. Some of his more notable teachers whom he studied with while abroad and via their live lessons while in the States include but are not limited to: Shaikh Hasan ibn Abdul Wahhab Al Bana, Shaikh Muhammad Bin Umar Bin Adam Al Itiyoobee, Shaikh Wasi Allah Al ‘Abbaas, Shaikh ‘Abdul Muhsin Al ‘Abbaad (The Muhaddith of Madinah), Shaikh Sulaymaan Ar Ruhaylee, Shaikh ‘Abdur Razaaq Al Badr and others. He was the Imam of a number of communities on the Eastern Seaboard of America ranging from NJ to Florida. He established and served as the Imam of Masjid Al Bukhaari in West Palm Beach Florida for nearly a decade. His current Dawah activities include but are not limited to being the founder and owner of Salafy Ink Publications, EveryDay Sunnah and in addition is the social media manager of both entities. Abu Abdis Salaam is a lecturer, khateeb, teacher, translator and motivational speaker who is dedicated to helping navigate the struggles of the modern world from an Islamic perspective.
Jarreau Bland, also known in the dawah field as Abu Abdillah Ismaael, was born and raised in the Paterson NJ area. He reverted to Islam along with his mother and remaining siblings in the mid-late 90’s. He studied in the local NJ masaajid and then full time at the Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic institute for Islamic Sciences in America from 1998-2001. He also completed studies in Arabic from institutions abroad. He attended and completed four intense summer seminars with Al-Baseerah that were taught and supervised by senior scholars within the sacred precincts of Mecca And Al-Madinah. From 2011-2021 he held a full time position as the Imam of Masjid Ahlil Quran wa Sunnah located in South Ozone Park Queens NY. He currently runs Hot Coal Conversations YouTube channel and serves as a guest Khateeb and public speaker throughout the Islamic community.
Mustafa Abdo Ahmed Ali is originally from Yemen but moved to the US at the age of 13, residing in New York where he completed High school and higher studies. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from State University of New York at New Paltz. He is very active in his local community as he assists in giving sermons at both Masjid Qasim Bilal Al Amin and at the East Montgomery Islamic Center in Montgomery Al.
Khaleefah Walton also known in the dawah field as Abu Yusuf Khaleefah is a native New Yorker who accepted Islam at the age of 16 during the blessed month of Ramadan of 1994. He studied Islam traditionally by traveling to Egypt where he studied Quran, Arabic, and varying Islamic Studies. He also had the privilege of traveling to Saudi Arabia every year from 2012-2018 and took advantage of this opportunity by sitting at the feet of various scholars in Makkah and Madīnah. Currently he is the Resident Imam at Masjid Nur Allah in Lefrak City Queens NY and has held that position diligently since 2009. He has served his community effectively from the religious perspective by conducting weekly classes, the weekly sermon, leading the community in prayer, and other duties required from a Resident Imam; but has also been instrumental in executive decisions for the Masjid. He has a long track record of participating in lectures, seminars, workshops, etc throughout the US, and is currently assisting the Islamic Cultural Center of Riverside Drive and the Islamic Cultural Center on 96th st