Former Grand Sheik(1971-2002), Brother R. Love-El became a member of the Moorish Science Temple of America Inc. in 1960. He became an Adept and Minister under the leadership of Brother R. Nelson-Bey and served in numerous positions in Temples numbers 43 and 71. He became the 4th Supreme Grand Advisor and Moderator in 1971, a title later changed to Grand Sheik and Moderator of the Moorish Science Temple of America Inc.
Brother R. Love-El is a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. He obtained two bachelors degrees and is retired from law enforcement.
He went upon the hedges and highways in defense of the gospel in further establishing the ministry of Islamism in correctional facilities. He wrote a book, Branch Temple Information, of guidelines and information to further assist the establishment. Through his unrequited labor and love to mankind, the divine ministry has spread to facilities throughout the United States.
“I AM YOUR SERVANT and ALLAH’S SLAVE.”