From Darkness to Light


Yusuf Estes (born Joseph Estes, 1944) is an American preacher from Texas who converted from Christianity to Islam in 1991. He was a Muslim Chaplain for the United States Bureau of Prisons through the 1990s, and served a delegate to the United Nations World Peace Conference for Religious Leaders held at the U.N. in September 2000.

Estes has served as a guest presenter and a keynote speaker at various Islamic events.  Estes was named as the Islamic Personality of the Year at the Dubai International Holy Quran Award ceremony on 8 August 2012.

Estes is the founder and president of GuideUS TV, a free-to-air Internet and satellite TV channel, which broadcasts programs about Islam.

Published on Sep 7, 2012


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