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Imam Khalid Latif

Imam Khalid Latif

Imam Khalid Latif was appointed the first Muslim chaplain at New York University (NYU) in 2005, where he began to initiate his vision for a pluralistic future on and off campus for American Muslims.

He was appointed the first Muslim chaplain at Princeton University in 2006. Under his leadership, the Islamic Center at NYU became the first ever established Muslim student center at an institution of higher education in the U.S. In 2007, Mayor Michael Bloomberg nominated Imam Latif to become the youngest chaplain in history of the New York City Police Department at the age of 24. He has lectured throughout the world and has been featured in and appeared on numerous media outlets. He has received many prestigious awards and distinctions for leadership and community service.