Major: Islamic Law and Theology
School: Zaytuna College
Sponsor: Zaytuna College
Christopher Cusano is a second year student at Zaytuna College. He currently holds a B.A in Political Science and Economics and an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Central Florida where he served as the MSA President.
Chris was the founding director of CAIR Orlando and was an active member of the Muslim community of Central Florida until he left to pursue Arabic studies in the Middle East. He has since returned to continue Islamic studies under the scholars at Zaytuna College which he hopes will equip him will the knowledge to better serve American Muslims. Chris intends to further his studies of Islam upon completion of his degree at Zaytuna College and bring his different educational backgrounds together in pursuit of a PhD program.
He remains active holding positions and assisting in different organizations and projects such as the National Muslim Athletic Association, Salik Academy, and Light of Mercy.
Christopher’s Message to Supporters:
May Allah reward you all for you generous contributions and effort to help support individuals within the Muslim community continue their education and advance their skills in order to help give back to their communities and society at large. I feel blessed to have been selected for such a scholarship and pray that I am given Divine providence to be of benefit to Muslims and Americans alike.
Christopher graduated in 2014 and is working for Leapfrog.