Khizr Khan

Khizr Khan

Commissioner

Khizr Khan, founder of Constitution Literacy and National Unity Center, is an advocate for religious freedom as a human dignity. After migration to the United States in 1980, he attended Harvard Law School and earned a LL.M degree. He is licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States, various Federal District Courts, and Washington, D.C. and New York State courts. 

In his law practice, he allocates substantial amount of his time to provide legal services to Veterans, men and women serving in uniform and their families.

Khizr Khan is a Gold Star parent of U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan. CPT Humayun Khan was a University of Virginia graduate who was killed while serving in Iraq as he stopped an attack on his camp and saved lives of scores of U.S. soldiers and Iraqi civilians.

He was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star with valor. He was buried in the Arlington National Cemetery Section 60 with full military honor.

Khizr Khan lives in Charlottesville, Virginia. He is the author of three books including “An American Family-A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice,” “Founding Documents of the United States of America,” and “This is Our Constitution.”