"Hamza Yusuf Hanson was born in 1960 in Walla Walla of Washington, United States" "Follows Traditional Sunni."
Hamza Yusuf Hanson
Allamah Shaykh Imam
1960 in Walla Walla of Washington, United States (age 57-58)
Northern California, United States
Arabic grammar Morphology And literature Quran Hadith terminology and transmission Quranic recitation (tajwid) Theology (aqidah) Maliki jurisprudence (fiqh) Legal foundations (usul) Logic and adab al-bahth wal-munadharah
Non-Islamic Sciences Studied:
Nursing English Religious Studies Islamic Studies
Abdullah bin bayya Muhammad ould Fahfu al-Massumi Abul Huda Yaqoubi Umar Faruq Abd-Allah Ahmad Dughan Hasan al-Ghimari Ibrahim al-Hasawi Ahmad Jabir Jibran Abdallah al-Kadi Muhammad al-Kittani Muhammad Alawi al-Maliki
University of California Berkeley San Jose State University Imperial Valley College Islamic Institute of Al-Ain
United Arab Emirates North Africa West Africa Saudi Arabia
In 1977 Hamza Yusuf became muslim. After taking his shahada he started travelling all over the Islamic world to study Islam. He has studied in the United Arab Emirates for ten years and other countries such as North Africa, West Africa, Saudi Arabia. The shaykh is currently an advisor to Stanford University's Program in Islamic Studies. Hamza Yusuf has also been ranked in the The 500 Most Influential Muslims magazine displaying his presence nationally and internationally.