Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy is an instructor at Qalam Institute and the director of the Roots Community Space in the Dallas Fort-Worth area. Born and raised in Chicago, Ustadh AbdelRahman has Bachelor's Degrees in Education and Religious Studies. He has pursued traditional Islamic studies at the Alimiyah level over the last decade with numerous teachers, primarily under the mentorship of Shaykh AbdulNasir Jangda. He has been serving the community in a full-time capacity in various roles such as a youth director, Islamic Studies teacher, chaplain, and imam.

Ustadh AbdelRahman currently resides in Dallas, TX with his wife and son. Along with his community programs, you can benefit from him by accompanying him on one of the Qalam Travel trips or attending a workshop conducted by him, such as the Faith Intensive.