Muhammad Alshareef was born in 1975 and raised in Canada. In his youth, he memorized the Quran and later graduated with an Islamic Law degree from the Islamic University of Madinah, class of 1999. He is the founder of AlMaghrib Institute through which he teaches university-level seminars on Islam. AlMaghrib Institute seminars have been conducted across the USA and Canada, as well as in Australia. Muhammad Alshareef has also founded EmanRush Audio, Khutbah.com, and DiscoverU.com. He actively keeps in touch with the online community at the AlMaghrib Forums and on his Facebook fan page.