Mufti Sulaiman Yusufi was born and raised in upstate New York. He began his pursuit of knowledge at the tender age of 12 memorizing the Holy Quran at Darul Uloom Madania in Buffalo, New York. He continued to study traditional Islamic sciences under various scholars. He has received ijazah in the six most authentic books of hadeeth. Upon graduation, he was given the opportunity to enter a course in Islamic law and legal verdicts (fatwa). He completed the course in two years and received formal authorization in it as well. He has taught many courses and lectured extensively on a range of topics.