Baraa Elabed is a student at the New Jersey Institute of Technology studying Business with a dual concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurship. He is a dedicated volunteer both on campus and in his respective community. Baraa focuses on bringing youth to the masjid (mosque) and fostering a strong Muslim community on campus, where he serves as the Vice President of the Muslim Students Association. He also currently serves as the Boys Youth Coordinator at the North Hudson Islamic Educational Center. Baraa’s favorite quote is, “If you wish to know your status [with God], then look at where he’s placed you,” by Ibn Ata’Allah al-Sakandari.