Mohamed Hussein, a Somali American, was born and raised in Northern Virginia and has spent most of his life in the DC metropolitan area. He has spent time studying abroad in Yemen and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mohamed is a graduate from the College of Hadith (Prophet narrations) and Islamic Studies at the Islamic University of Madinah. He also holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from George Mason University.

Mohamed is the former youth director and assistant imam at Dar al Noor Islamic Center (Muslim Association of Virginia) in Manassas, Virginia. He is currently active in over a dozen local Masjids and community centers.