Zaid Khan memorized the Qur’an at an early age and graduated from the six-year Alim program at Darul Uloom Azaadville in South Africa in 2007. He specialized in Fiqh studies in 2008 and also received Ijazahs in Qira’at and Tajweed. Since returning he has worked with organizations such as Young Muslims, ICNA-NY, MIST-NY, and the Islamic Center at NYU. He has a B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from Columbia University, is currently pursuing an M.A. at the University of Chicago and doing post-graduate studies at Darul Qasim. He also leads Hajj groups for Dar El Salam Travel, and is the Religious Director of Al-Aqsa Community Center in Plainfield, IL.