Henrick “Shoolie” Sales is an up and coming spoken word artist residing in Toronto. At the ripe age of 20 he has managed to leave his own set of footprints in the community by performing and being involved in running and doing numerous community events. He is a UNITY artist and helps empower the youth around his community through the different art forms, doing work, such as, after school programs and leading workshops. He is one of the administrators for BAM! The Toronto Youth Poetry Slamand is also the junior coach for the Bam! Toronto Youth Slam team (2012).
Shoolie plans to use spoken word as a medium to reach out to the community and wants to see the younger generation use their voices as a vehicle for movement and change. He has competed on an international level like Rustbelt, QEWand even at Brave New Voices which is one of the largest youth spoken word competitions in America. He is part of the Up From the Roots Slam Team 2011 who won second place at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word. He is the Grand Slam Champion for Bam! The Toronto Youth Slam in 2010. Aside from that he is a normal kid who plays way too many video games, runs around doing parkour, and enjoys skateboarding. He loves hanging out with friends and collects buttons for his hat. He released a spoken word album called “Puzzles.”