Mohammed Pervaiz was born and raised in Southern West Virginia. He completed his undergraduate education at Haverford College studying Sociology and Chemistry. After traveling to study Arabic in Jordan and participating in a Fulbright in Southern Thailand and Malaysia, he moved to Chicago to study with Shaykh Amin at Darul Qasim. While continuing his studies at Darul Qasim, he completed a Masters in Middle East Studies at The University of Chicago. He then returned to Jordan completing the Qasid Institutes Arabic program while simultaneously studying Tajwīd, Tafsīr, Grammar, Hanafi Law, biography and contemporary Arab literature with a number of scholars. He currently teaches and is completing an interdisciplinary PhD in Social, Political, Ethical and Cultural Thought at Virginia Tech.