What is SoulFood?
“On the Day when…the only one who will be saved is the one who comes to God with a sound heart.”
(Quran 26: 88-89)
How do we achieve that? What does that mean?
Soulfood looks at the ways to refine the heart, seeking its virtues
and ridding oneself of its vices.
Ustadh Amjad was born to Libyan parents in Ann Arbor, Michigan and spent his early childhood there. He has also lived in Malaysia and Saudi Arabia, growing up within diverse cultures. He obtained his Bachelors of Arts at the University of Michigan in English Literature and Islamic Studies. It was during his university years that Amjad developed a deeper connection to his faith, studying the Islamic sciences with teachers locally and internationally, and became actively involved in community service and youth engagement. After spending a transformative year studying Islam abroad, Amjad returned to America.
Yearning to fulfill his calling to community building, spiritual development, and service, Amjad changed career paths and enrolled in Hartford Seminary’s Islamic Chaplaincy program.
In 2012 he was selected as University of Toronto’s first full-time Muslim Chaplain
He currently resides with his wife in Toronto, Canada.