Imam & Religious Director
Address: Memphis Islamic Center
Phone: 901-444-0833 Ext. 104
Hailing from a lineage of scholarship, Mohammed Faqih traces his roots back to the ancient city of Harar in the Horn of Africa. Originally from Yemen, his forefathers immigrated to East Africa and played a central role in the Islamic history of the region.
Mohammed Faqih completed a B.A. in Islamic Studies from the Institute of Islamic and Arabic Sciences in America in Fairfax, VA, and graduated in Quran Memorization and Recitation from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Currently, Shaykh Mohammed Faqih is the Imam of the Memphis Islamic Center and is an instructor with AlMaghrib Institute, an organization that provides trademark double-weekend seminars leading students towards a bachelor’s degree in Islamic Studies. His most recent course of instruction include: The Rules of Engagement; Islamic Code of Ethics; and Route 114, Sciences of the Qur’an.