A Distinguished Educational Institution

We are united in our dedication to Islamic Education

OUR APPROACH

 • Provide high quality and effective programs for learning and memorizing Al Quran
• Impart strong Islamic values adherent to the authentic sayings and teachings
of Prophet Muhammad (SAW)
• Equip students with Arabic literacy for understanding Al Quran and communication
• Promote excellent personal manners, high moral values, and strong leadership skills
To raise the next generation of pious and righteous Muslims with the core foundation needed to serve the needs of the modern world, without compromising moral and spiritual values.

TEACHERS & STAFF

Alhamdulillah, Islamic Institute of Atlanta is blessed to have a large and diverse staff from all over America

Mufti Mohammed Samir Wahid
Founder

Mufti Samir was born in Atlanta, Georgia, where he completed his initial schooling.  He enrolled in Darul Uloom Atlanta and completed his memorization of Quran (Hifz) there in 2004. Thereafter, he enrolled in the prestigious seminary Darul Uloom Al-Madania in Buffalo to commence on a six year intensive study of the core disciplines of a traditional Islamic education such as Arabic, Tafseer (Quranic Exegesis), Hadith (Prophetic Traditions), Fiqh (Jurisprudence) and other related disciplines and completed his graduation at Darul Uloom Canada, gaining Ijazas or authorizations to teach the various subjects, most notably, the six most authentic books of Hadith, namely, Sahih Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, Sunan At-Tirmidhi, Sunan an-Nasai, Sunan ibn Majah and Sunan Abu Dawud.

In 2014, he completed a post-graduate specialization program in Islamic Law and Legal Verdicts (Iftaa) which trains scholars to issue formal Islamic legal opinions (Fatwa), and he is the founder of Najam Institute.

Being an Atlanta native, Mufti Samir understands the unique community and is committed to providing the community opportunities for the Atlanta Muslim community to access traditional knowledge in a modern context therefore, in 2016, Mufti Samir founded Islamic Institute of Atlanta.

Male Staff

Female Staff

Molana Abdullah was born in Lahore, Pakistan, at young age he moved to Macon, GA and completed his initial secular studies. Seeing the importance of a good environment, his family moved to makkah where he studied for a few years. In 1998, Molana Abdullah completed is hifz in Lahore, Pakistan. Thereafter, he completed his alim course at the prestigious Darul Uloom in Raiwind.

Molana Faizan was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. He completed his initial studies up to High School in Atlanta, GA. He enrolled in Darul Uloom Atlanta and completed his memorization of Quran (Hifz) there in 2007. He completed his alimiyyah studies at Darul Uloom Canada.

Mufti Mohammad Jafari was born in Miami, FL. At a young age he moved to Atlanta, GA. He enrolled in Darul Uloom Atlanta and completed his memorization of Quran (Hifz) there in 2004.

He completed his alimiyyah studies from Darul Uloom Canada in 2012 and his iftaa degree from there in 2014.

Molana Saeed was born in Attock, Pakistan. He moved to Lodi, California with his parents when he was 2.

He completed his initial studes in Lodi, California. Thereafter, he moved to Pakistan to memorize Quran and ended up memorizing half of the Quran. After returning to California, due his to desire to memorize Quran, he memorized the other half of the Quran with his father at home and finished hifz in 2009, alhamdulillah.

Thereafter, he enrolled at Darul Uloom Al Madania, Buffalo, NY and completed his Alimiyya studies in 2017 from Darul Uloom Canada.

Thereafter, he completed a one year iftaa course under Mufti Abrar Mirza at IIE, Elgin, Illinois in 2018. He went back to IIE a second year to continue tamārīn of iftaa onsite the Darul Iftaa. And taught some classes both years.

Molana Imran Tahir was born in Brooklyn, NY. He completed his initial studies in Brooklyn, NY. He enrolled in Darul Uloom Al Madania in 2008 and completed his Alimiyyah studies in 2015. Thereafter, he taught at Darul Uloom Al Madania for 3 years before moving to Atlanta, GA in 2018 to teach at Islamic Institute of Atlanta.

Mufti Tayyeb was born in India. In the Year 2003 Completed Hifz from Darul Uloom Baskandi. (Assam, India).
In the year 2004 started Alim course at Jamia Islamia Jalaliya. (Assam, India)
In the year 2011 got admission in Darul Uloom Deoband. (U.P., India)
In the year 2013 completed Alim course from Darul Uloom Deoband.
In the year 2014 completed the course for Takmeel-e-Uloom from Darul Uloom Deoband.
In the year 2015 completed the Ifta course at Darul Ifta Mahmudiya, Deoband.

He has been Imam in Ohio from 2016-2019 and started working at Islamic Institute of Atlanta in 2019.

Hafiz Din Islam completed his memorization of Quran from Bangladesh and started teaching at Islamic Institute of Atlanta in 2018.

Hafiz Yaseen Syed was born in India and completed his initial studies in New York, and memorized the Quran from Darul Uloom Al Madania in 2018.

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Alimah Rumsha Karim was born in Karachi, Pakistan and moved to Miami, Florida at a young age and completed her initial studies of school from Broward County Florida. She completed her memorization of Quran in 2015 with a private tutor. She completed her Alimiyyah studies from the prestigious Darul Uloom in Pakistan, Jamiah Aisha Siddiqua in 2013. 

She is currently studying online at Kennesaw State University and majoring in Applied Computer Science. 

Alimah Umme Zunaira was born in Baltimore, MD. She started her initial studies in Baltimore and thereafter moved to Buffalo, NY and completed her studies there and received her alimiyya degree in 2014 from Darul Rasheed, the sister branch of Darul Uloom Al Madania. 

Ustadha Umme Abdullah was born in Karachi, Pakistan. She started her initial studies in Karachi, Pakistan and completed her studies from Western Connecticut State University. She started her journey of learning of Islamic Knowledge in 2005. Since then she has been studying while also juggling with her daily life of raising her 4 beautiful kids and teaching at Islamic Institute of Atlanta.

Alimah Umme Huzaifah was born in Alexandria, VA and completed here initial studies and received her alimiyya degree in 2015 from Darul Rasheed, the sister branch of Darul Uloom Al Madania.

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