From what I have gathered online, sheikh DR. yasir Qadhi was born in 1975 in Houston, Texas and completed his primary and secondary education in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. he is muslim Theologian & Scholar.
He graduated with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, after which he was accepted as a student at the Islamic University of Madinah. After completing a diploma in Arabic, he graduated with a B.A. from the College of Hadith and Islamic Sciences. Thereafter, he completed a M.A. in Islamic Theology from the College of Dawah, after which he returned to America and completed his doctorate, in Religious Studies, from Yale University. muslimcentral Shaykh Yasir Qadhi is a resident Scholar of the Memphis Islamic Center. He is also a professor at Rhodes College, in the Department of Religious Studies. almaghrib He is a lecturer and Islamic orator who has authored several books about Islam, such as Riyaa, Hidden Shirk (1996), An Explanation of the Four Principles of Shirk (2000), and an Explanation of Muhammad ibn Abdul Wahhab’s Kashf al- Shubuhat: A Critical Analysis of Shirk (2003). He is a popular speaker in many Muslim circles in the United States, Canada, England and Australia. IOU