Sheikh Shakiel Humayun was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from Baruch College with a BBA in Business Administration. He then completed post graduate studies at the Umm-ul-Qura University in Makkah al-Mukarramah receiving an Associate’s Degree with honors. He continued his studies at the College of Shariah at Umm-ul-Qura University. During his stay in Makkah, he had the opportunity to benefit from many scholars.
He has been active in the field of dawah and teaching in the U.S. for over 13 years. By profession he is an entrepreneur and has founded the Foundation for Knowledge and Development, Wellspring Elementary, Masjid ‘Eesa ibn Maryam, and a Muslim Foster Care.