Amjad Tarsin

Teacher, Chaplain, and Student in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Amjad Tarsin was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 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, becoming involved with the MSA, studying the Islamic sciences with teachers locally and internationally, and becoming actively involved in community service and interfaith work.

After completing his BA, Amjad spent an intensive year studying at the illustrious Dar al-Mustafa for Islamic Sciences in Tarim, Yemen. He then enrolled at Hartford Seminary’s Islamic Chaplaincy program where he completed his Master's Degree. In 2012 he was hired by the Muslim Chaplaincy at the University of Toronto as Canada's first full-time Muslim Chaplain. He currently continues to study and teach with SeekersHub Toronto.

He lives in Toronto with his wife and son.

  • Work
    • Muslim Chaplaincy at UofT