Jawaad Ahmad Khan Author

Born and raised in sunny South Florida, Jawaad grew up in an environment of creative expression. Having performed spoken word poetry, written short stories and essays, and created a variety of videos, he joined Muslim Youth Musings as a means of experimenting with his expression, but also to facilitate his fellow young Muslims to express themselves as well. After graduating with a film degree from the University of Miami, he went on to study Islam and the Arabic language at various institutes, and currently, he works to develop creative projects in the field of religious education.

Start a Scene

Essay by
Dec 2, 2017 · 6 min read

We step onto the stage, just me and my classmate. We’d been through three levels of improv class together, and this was Day 1 of Level 4....

He Asked Her…

Poem by
Jul 30, 2017 · 3 min read

He asked her If you were once what is beneath you, Then aren’t your sleeves a bit too see-through? Isn’t vulnerability kind of...

Press Play

Poem by
Apr 30, 2017 · 2 min read

I put the poetry on pause The Poe in me, lost cause The flow in me, found flaws And slowly spawned scars The healing got hard I’m...

Express Yourself! By Wisam Sharieff

Interview by
Mar 19, 2017 · 3 min read

It was a low point. I just suffered a blow in my personal life, and I was trying to grab those pieces and figure out how to move forward....

How Could She Do This?

Story by
Sep 27, 2016 · 5 min read

HOW COULD SHE DO THIS? I really looked up to her, I can’t believe she would stoop this low. I mean, she was the first hijabi to appear on...

Today’s Speech: Something About Islam

Story by
Aug 9, 2016 · 5 min read

Seven minute talk, just a seven minute talk. No big deal. Salah. Praying five times a day. That’s a good topic, right? It’s simple,...