Sharjeel Syed

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Summary

This interview is with Sharjeel Syed, a first-generation undocumented Pakistani Muslim-American, who is currently in his first year of residency in Chicago, Illinois. Sharjeel’s experience of growing up in San Antonio, going to the local mosque, and feeling a close kinship with Islam, has shaped who he is today. He speaks to wanting to impart systemic changes in the healthcare system in America while also being involved in advocacy or social justice work.

Interviewee

Sharjeel Syed

Interviewer

Mehlam Bhuriwala

Date

November 1, 2020

Religious Identity

Muslim, Sunni

City

San Antonio

Region

South

Location

Apartment (zoom)

Generation

Millennial

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