Yusuf Estes is very loved by the young Muslims and the young-at-heart Muslims, who call him the “Funny Sheik”. Children and adults all delight to hear Yusuf Estes talk about coming to Islam while trying to convert a Muslim from Egypt to be a Christian, an amazing story, it makes you laugh and cry at the same time. http://www.YusufEstes.com
Raised a strong Christian, educated in Texas, he became very successful owning music stores, TV shows and was a music minister and preacher of the Bible.
He was a U.S. federal chaplain and Delegate to United Nations Peace Summit for Religious Leaders. He now runs hundreds of websites for Islam including http://www.bibleislam.com
His lectures in universities are for all faiths and even rabbis, ministers, preachers and priests compliment his way of presenting a fresh and enlightening picture of the world’s fastest growing religion - Islam.
He works to share the correct message of Islam to our youth, new Muslims and non-Muslims in simple English terms, making it enjoyable and even humorous at times while referring to Quran and teachings of Islam.
As Islam overtakes Christianity as the world’s biggest religion, Sheik Yusuf uses the latest in websites on the Internet and hi-tech in DVDs, CDs to encourage us all to share the message of “Peace, Surrender and Obedience to God” (Arabic = ‘Islam’). http://www.ShareIslam.com
Sheik Yusuf brings many new people to Islam using straight talk and funny jokes, while answering many of the harsh attacks against Islam and the Muslims. He makes it fun and easy for all to understand.
(From Yusuf Estes site)
There is also a biography on Wickipedia at ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yusuf_Estes ).