Abu Hafsah Abdul Malik Clare (Jerome Clare), was born totally blind and raised in Nova Scotia which is in the east coast of Canada. He took his shahadah in 1996. Abu Hafsah started wrestling at the age of 9 and went on to become the first totally blind person to be accepted into a pro wrestling school. He started learning the Qur'an in Arabic Braille in 1997 and since his shahadah started conveying the message of Islam, holding Islam workshops throughout Canada and in Kenya.