American Converts/ Reverts (the U.S.)
Invitation to Participate:
We would like to invite American converts to Islam, who are 18 years old or above, to participate by filling out survey questionnaires in a research study conducted by Holly D. Ait Taouit, a female convert to Islam, for her doctoral dissertation in Clinical Psychology at Xavier University.
Actors who have converted to Islam:
1. Esai Morales Hispanic, American actor who has chosen to become a Muslim
Famous American Boxers who have converted to Islam:
1. Muhammad Ali Famous boxing champion, speaking about his conversion to Islam
2. Mike Tyson Heavy-weight boxing champion who has converted to Islam
Musician & singers who have converted to Islam:
1. Jermaine Jackson (Singer and brother of Michael Jackson) Jermaine has converted to Islam
2. Napoleon Famous rap singer in Tupac Shakur's Outlaws band. Napoleon has converted to Islam
3. Loon Rap artist and a recent convert to Islam
American politicians who have converted to Islam:
1. Keith Ellison The first American Muslim Congressman (a convert to Islam and represents Minnesota in the House of Representatives)
2. Jack Ellis (Mayor of Macon, Georgia from 1999-2007) becomes a Muslim
American university professors who have converted to Islam:
1. Dr. Jeffrey Lang Professor of Mathematics at Univ. of Kansas, is a convert to Islam and author of several Islamic books
2. Dr. Fidelma O'Leary Professor of NeuroScience at St. Edwards Univ. (Catholic Univ.), Austin, TX, converted to Islam
American Christian pastors, priests, ministers, missionaries, and preachers who have converted to Islam:
1. Dr. Yvonne K. Seon, holds Master's degree in Divinity and Ph.D. in African American Studies. She is the first African American woman to be ordained as a Minister in the Unitarian Church.
2. Ann Holmes Reading Episcopal Priest , a very recent convert to Islam
3. Dr. Jerald Dirks Reverend/Deacon at United Methodist Church, who graduated Harvard Divinity School, has converted to Islam
4. Yusuf Estes Protestant Christian Preacher from Texas converted to Islam in 1991.
5. Joshua Evans is an American, former Christian Missionary & Youth Minister from South Carolina who has converted to Islam.
Atheists who convert to Islam:
Americans Converts from all walks of life:
An open invitation to discover Islam !