Yusuf Estes, PhD. (born 1944 in Ohio), is an American convert to Islam and Director of “the Islamic Mission Foundation
He was brought up in Texas in a Protestant
In 1991, Estes had business dealings with a Muslim named Mohamed from Egypt. He learned about the religion of Islam firsthand and converted to Islam after seeing a Catholic priest friend enter Islam. He was then followed by his wife, father, daughters and step mother. He has since pursued Arabic language and Quranic studies in Egypt, Morocco and Turkey.
Since 2005, Yusuf Estes has been regularly appearing on IslamChann
His latest efforts are directed toward English speaking Muslim youth and include Muslims sharing videos, and Muslim Chatroom and for young children Preschool Learning. His latest TV series is aimed toward English speaking Muslim children and is entitled, “Qasas Ul Anbiya” Stories of the Prophets.