My name is Lujain Mahmoud. I am a Muslim Palestinian woman. I am currently a Healthcare Administration major at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. I grew up in a household of ten; predominantly female (Alhamdulilah). My parents sent me to Salam school at a young age. I had this piercing fear that I wasn’t going to make any friends. Little did I know I was going to be making family. Growing up with so many active, loving, and strong women has driven me to uphold the values I have today, the very values I teach my younger sisters and the same values that I will teach my daughters one day (inshallah). I’m a huge people person, a tad bit competitive and have developed immense strength and confidence in who I am. These were all things that sparked my joy for athletics, passion for Dietetics, and competitiveness within my academics. I’m an adamant believer in the quote “What we have to learn, we learn by doing” (Aristotle). I hope to continue my growth alongside the same souls I began it with and more.
Assistant Coach Aya Salhab
My name is Aya Salhab. I graduated from Salam School in 2018. Currently, I am a freshman at UWM. Sports have always been a huge part of my life and high school career. I believe that exercise and sports help an individual develop physically and mentally. For this reason, I’ve joined four varsity sports in high school which include track, basketball, cross country, and soccer. Salam school provided me with these amazing opportunities in high school, and I want to be a part of the journey in helping its youth grow and develop.
Assistant Coach Fatima Yusuf
I am currently a Biomedical Engineering student at UW- Milwaukee. During my Salam school days, I was in basketball, soccer, and cross country. I also coached 3rd and 5thgrade basketball club. I was involved in the plays that Mr. Sheehan perfectly crafted. My goal in life is to travel the world.