Shaykh Muhammad West spent most of is youth growing up in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Muhammad West went on to complete a degree in Islamic theology and dawa at the Islamic University of Madina while studying a degree in accounting science through the University of South Africa via correspondence concurrently.
Muhammad West returned to Cape Town in 2011 where he qualified as a chartered accountant of South Africa.
Muhammad West is a married father of 3, the resident imam of the Boorhaanol Islam mosque and senior accountant at one of the world’s largest clothing retailers.
Muhammad West is also the Western Cape director of the Imam Development Project (IDP) whereby local Imams from underprivileged communities are given the necessary support and skills to further benefit the communities they serve.