Wes Moore is a youth advocate, Army combat veteran, promising business leader and national bestselling author. His first book, The Other Wes Moore, was published in April 2010 and became an instant New York Times bestseller. Wes graduated Phi Theta Kappa from Valley Forge Military College in 1998 and Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University in 2001. He completed an MLitt in International Relations from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar in 2004. Wes was a paratrooper and Captain in the United States Army, serving a combat tour of duty in Afghanistan with the elite 1st Brigade of the 82nd Airborne Division in 2005-2006. A White House Fellow from 2006-2007, Moore served as a Special Assistant to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Wes is committed to helping young people redirect their lives and supporting the parents, teachers, mentors and volunteers who care for, and work with, our nation’s youth. A portion of his proceeds from the sales of The Other Wes Moore are being donated to the U.S. Dream Academy and City Year. Wes lives with his wife Dawn and his daughter in New York.