Obaidullah Ahmad was born and raised in Long Island, NY. He began memorizing the Quran at a young age and was able to complete his memorization by the age of 13.

His religious education continued after graduating from Stony Brook University with a B.A. in Economics. Obaidullah enrolled in Bayyinah’s Dream Program where he was among the top graduates of its first year. He was the assistant instructor alongside Shaykh Abdul Nasir at the Quran Summer Intensive from 2012-2016. He served as the Arabic and Quran teacher at the Muslim Community of Knoxville.

In 2015, Obaidullah graduated from Qalam Institute’s 1-year Islamic Studies Seminary program. He served as one of the lead instructors at the Dream Program from 2015-2017. Ustadh Obaidullah joined Fawakih as an instructor for the Winter Quranic Arabic program in December of 2017.