Muadh ibn Jabal was a young man growing up in Yathrib. He was a handsome and imposing character with black eyes and curly hair and immediately impressed whoever he met. He was already distinguished for the sharpness of his intelligence among young men of his own age.
I felt this sense of home in his words, I came out and told my friend, it was like my Ruh (soul) was pulling for its maker. My brain didn't understand, but my soul felt the call, my entire being knew instantly these were the words of God, any doubts, any what ifs, any maybes, out the window. Does that even make sense lol?
“I saw a man who is clearly handsome and with a beautiful face. He is well-built. He is neither blemished by a big belly nor disfigured by an unusually small head. The pupils of his eyes are very dark, the edges of his eyelids are long and the area around the pupils of his eyes is so white....
Al Miqdad sought protection from a man called Al-Aswad bin `Abd Yaghuth, they became so close that Al-Aswad decided to inform the Quraysh that he was 'adopting' Al Miqdad, he declared he was going to be his son. Al-Miqdad then became known as Al-Miqdad ibn Aswad.