Murabit Benavidez came to Islam at a very young age of 19. He currently teaches fiqh, usul al-fiqh, aqidah, arabic syntax, arabic morphology, arabic eloquence and tassawwuf of which he has studied in Syria and Mauritania. He met the esteemed shaykh Murabit Al-Hajj and benefited from him a great deal of knowledge. The Ustadh currently teachers in the Zaytuna College which was co founded by the great scholars Hamza Yusuf and Zaid Shakir. Murabit Benavidez has travelled extensively to learn about the Islamic sciences to benefit others.