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Jameel Besada

Ustadh Jameel Besada was born and raised in Los Angeles, California to a Peruvian mother and Cuban father. He accepted Islam in 2003 and went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from the University of California San Diego in Spanish Literature with a minor in International Migration Studies. Today, he is a student at the Islamic University of Madinah in the faculty of Islamic Law, where he will be the first Latin American student to complete a degree from the faculty of Sharia. You can find Ustadh Jameel on Facebook and Twitter.