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.
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 of Toronto as Canada’s first full-time Muslim Chaplain serving at a university. He is currently the Muslim Chaplaincy of Toronto’s Executive Director and Head Chaplain. He also teaches at SeekersHub Toronto.