Imam Rasheed Farah was born in Somalia. By Allah’s grace he became a Hafiz at the tender age of ten. He studied Tafseer, Arabic, Fiqh, Tajweed & Seerah from different scholars. To further his knowledge of Islam, he studied for two years at the American International University, an online university that offers courses in Islamic Studies. He worked as an Assistant Imam for three years at Islamic Society of Arlington, Texas.

He then became Imam of IALFM Masjid, managed thru Islamic Association of Lewisville-Flower Mound, in 2006. Since then he has been serving the community as our Imam where he usually heads daily & Friday prayers. Imam also leads Tarawih prayers in Ramadan and Eid prayers annually at the masjid.