Latino Muslims: Our Journeys to Islam
Latino Muslims: Our Journeys to Islam


Juan Galvan is the editor of Latino Muslims: Our Journeys to Islam. Juan served as the executive director of from 2005-2013. He was the editor of its online newsletter “The Latino Muslim Voice” from 2002-2012, where he wrote and edited many articles. Articles written by Juan include ‘The Virgin Mary in Islam’ and ‘FAQs About Latino Muslims.’ He has covered various Latino Muslim events, organizations and their leaders. Juan continues to manage the and websites.


Juan Galvan is an advocate for the inclusion of the Latino Muslim community in publications about the Muslim community in the United States and for greater visibility of Latino Muslims within the general Muslim community. Juan has assisted dozens of students, professors, and reporters with their research by providing access to Latino Muslim communities and through interviews, his own writings and research on the topic.


Juan Galvan has a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin. Juan was the first in his family to graduate from a major university. He lives in San Antonio, TX with his wife and three sons. Juan embraced Islam during the Summer of 2001 in Austin, TX. He encourages others to expand their views on Latino and Muslim identity as he has learned through his own personal experiences.