Mufti Minhajuddin Ahmed serves as the director of DarusSalam Foundation. He was blessed with the memorization of the Holy Qur’an by age 10 and later received formal authorizations in the sacred Islamic sciences at the culmination of an eight-year alim and ifta program at Darul Uloom Zakariyya in Johannesburg, South Africa. He also received authorizations in various recitations (Ten Qira’at) of the Holy Qur’an from the Qiraat Master, Qari Ayub bin Ibrahim Ishaaq. He studied hadith and ifta under one of the greatest scholars of our time, Mufti Rada-ul-Haq. He served as the imam and director of the Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri from 2006 to 2011.
Mufti Minhajuddin handles many of the day-to-day functions of the masjid, such as delivering khutbahs, leading prayers, conducting educational programs, etc. He teaches introductory Arabic, tajweed (Quranic pronunciation), aqeedah (Islamic beliefs), seerah (the prophetic biography), and intermediate usool al-fiqh (principles of Islamic Law).