Sheikh Asim Buyuksoy has served as the Director of Religious Affairs at the Islamic Center since 2012, where he regularly shares sermons, performs marriages and funerals, and leads classes in Islamic Studies, Arabic and Quranic recitation for all ages. He often leads prayer and participates in various spiritual, educational and social events at the Center, including daily prayers, Ramadan and special programs. Born and raised in Turkey, Sh. Asim has a B.A. in Theology and Religious Studies from Turkey and an M.A. in Islamic Studies from Claremont Graduate University.