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About the ZAR Memorial Scholarship Fund

Zafir Amir Abdur Rahman was born on October 4th, 1993 and was the beloved son of Zakariyya and Taherrah Abdur Rahman. He was the youngest of two other siblings and raised in their loving and supportive family. Zafir grew up knowing that he and his brother would one day take over their family business. His parents taught him as he grew up and by the time he became a man he had learned to run it successfully.

On August 2, 2017, Zakariyya & Taherrah Abdur Rahman lost Zafir to senseless violence. In spite of the devastating impact of this tragic loss, the Abdur Rahman family will continue to work diligently to sustain and grow the family business that was to be passed on to Zafir.

Zafir’s talents were creative and multi-faceted – an integral part of his family life as well as their business. He was a unique young man, special to his parents, family, friends and his extended community…

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