A graduate of Eaglebrook, Loomis Chaffee, and Middlebury College, Khalid came to Taft from Amistad Academy, a renowned charter school in New Haven, Connecticut. Prior to his time at Amistad, Khalid served with Teach For America in Mississippi. At Middlebury, Khalid spent a semester abroad at the University of Oxford at the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. While in Oxford, he was a member of the Oxford Union Society. Khalid is expected to graduate from Johns Hopkins University School of Education with a Master of Science in Education in the coming months. At Taft, Khalid teaches four sections of English, lives on HDT2, and works with the debate team.