Minister Ishmael R. Muhammad was born on June 21, 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to the Leader of the Nation of Islam, The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad and to writer, lecturer, designer and composer, Tynnetta Muhammad. Minister Ishmael enjoys the distinct honor and privilege of serving as The Assistant Minister to The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam’s Headquarters in Chicago. As one of Minster Farrakhan’s trusted and able helpers, he is influential in the Nation of Islam’s leadership structure and ministry. Minister Ishmael’s extensive background in Quranic and Biblical Scriptures has afforded his audiences the opportunity to examine man’s connection, duty and future as it relates to God. His love for the human family has given him the ability to transcend the ® ethnic, racial and spiritual barriers that have historically divided the people of the world. Minister Ishmael’s spirited, thought provoking lectures have inspired thousands. Minister Ishmael is a skilled organizer and served as one of the principal coordinators of the Historic Million Man March that drew over a million Black men to Washington, D.C… He has been instrumental in the planning and organizing of events and conferences throughout the United States and has been featured in local, national and international print and broadcast media. Minister Ishmael has taken great pride in his ability to successfully counsel conflict resolution, domestic issues, child abuse, interpersonal relations and other areas. An extremely gifted and capable speaker, Minister Ishmael has lectured in churches, prisons, and on a number of college campuses. His diverse background, coupled with his compelling and passionate deliveries are sure to positively touch anyone who hears him speak. Minster Ishmael is a world traveler whose travels have taken him to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jerusalem, Pakistan, West Africa, Europe, New Zealand and South America. Minister Ishmael resided and studied in Cuernavaca, Mexico for 17 years.