Shaykh Abdul Aziz Waheed
Co-founder and dean of academic affairs of michigan islamic institute
Shaykh Abdul Aziz Waheed was born and raised in Ann Arbor, MI.
He began Islamic studies at Jaamiah al-Uloom al-Islamiyyah, where he became a Hafiz.
Upon the completion of his Tahiez Ul Quran, Shaykh Abdul Aziz decided to continue his studies in Islamic sciences . He started his 7 year Shariah program in Toronto, Canada and went even further to pursue higher education of Hadith in Karachi, Pakistan. Shaykh Abdul Aziz completed his Hadith Intensive in the renowned Islamic University founded by Sheikh Binori RA known Jamia Binoritown. His studies covered the Sahih Sitaa from cover to cover and he taught the students in depth of The Usool of Hadith.
Shaykh Abdul Aziz Waheed graduated with honors and went on to receive Ijazzat for teaching Hadith from prominent scholars from around the world.
He also travels extensively across North America for Dawah purposes. Throughout his travels, Shaykh Abdul Aziz addresses communities across the United States – and particularly in Michigan – on a wide range of Islamic topics and Inshallah, continues to do so with the Tawfiq of Allah SWT .
Shaykh Abdul Aziz is a Co-founder of Miftaah Institute and also serves as Dean of Academic Affairs at Michigan Islamic Institute. Currently, he is a student at Oakland University’s School of Medicine.