Akber Khan, better known as Maaz, has memorized the Quran along with Tajweed at Jamaica Muslim Center. He was a Quran Instructor at the Iqra Weekend School at Jamaica Muslim Center for four years. In the last three years, he has travelled to South Africa to further his Islamic education where he has studied Arabic, the translation and commentary of the Quran, Tajweed, Hadith (prophetic science), and Islamic history. He is a Quran Instructor for Cordoba Initiative and currently a student at York College majoring in computer science and minoring in psychology. He is also a driving instructor at Quick Learner Driving School. He resides in Jamaica, New York with his mother and two younger brothers. He is a member of a charity organization called Nutrio Global whose mission is to help the homeless and underprivileged of New York City. He serves as an Imam for Friday Prayers at various mosques. He loves traveling to different places and learning new cultures.