Ustadh Abdalla Husain

Outdoor Instructor

Abdalla Husain was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. He received his bachelor’s degree in linguistics and Arabic from the University of Tennessee, and he has completed two years of advanced Islamic Studies at Tayseer Seminary. He works as Youth Director for the Muslim Community of Knoxville, teacher at Annoor Academy High School, and Muslim chaplain at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Abdalla grew up hiking and camping, and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in 2013. In 2019, he completed a 2 week backpacking leadership expedition in Alaska with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), and in 2021, he completed a 4 week NOLS Instructor Training Expedition in southern Utah. Since then, he has been leading annual backpacking expeditions with Tayseer Seminary.


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