Abdul’Haq Muhammed is the founder and Executive Director of Quality Life Center of SWFL, a non-profit organization that focuses on the development both academically and personally of children. He also serves as the resident Imam for the Center for Islam and Cultural Awareness in Fort Myers, Florida.
Quality Life Center features programs ranging from early learning, academic enrichment, performing arts, mentoring, life skills, teen development, college and employment preparation. With over 35 employees educating and inspiring over 300 children and families daily, Quality Life Center works to achieve this by demystifying the world for young people and their families. With the growth and success of the organization, they are currently constructing additional space for a multipurpose recreation facility which will include a teen center, commercial kitchen and banquet hall.
Abdul’ Haq Muhammed is originally from Harlem, New York where he studied at the American Muslim Mission under the leadership of the Honorable Imam Warith Deen Mohammad. In addition, he received his education and training at City College, Fordham University and the Henry George School of Economics. He also studied and conducted various businesses in North and West Africa and performed the pilgrimage to Mecca in 1980. He is a US Army veteran, serving three years during the Vietnam era and was honorably discharged as a non-commissioned officer. He is also a recipient of numerous awards and recognitions such as the Person of the Year by Gulfshore Life Magazine awarded in 2016.
He has extensive experience in organizational development, strategic planning, funding, resource acquisition and program design. He is an inspiring lecturer, a bridge builder, and collaborator uniting communities, governments and business leaders to obtain a multi-million dollar impact in economically challenged neighborhoods.
He has three wonderful children who are high achievers and a brilliant granddaughter named Zora.