Khalid Saleem is a screenwriter from the U.S. Virgin Islands who enlisted and served in the U.S. Army and served for ten years. During his time in the military he earned three Soldier of the Year awards from the various battalions in which he served. Khalid’s passion for writing grew during his time in the military where the diverse society he was submerged in shaped his view on life, and provided him with rich stories to reflect on for years. Khalid is a proud Screenwriting U alum, has earned a certificate from the UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting, and has earned a Master of Fine Arts from Full Sail University. He has a passion for comedy and writing children’s books, and is the author of The Circle. His dream is to help other vets find a platform to share their rich experiences to help the youth of the world.