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Fellow Profile


We’re proud of the perseverance and hard work that each of the 2020 LEAP Fellows…

Langston Edwards

March 23, 2021
Langston is a LEAP mentor and dedicated public servant.  Learn more about his background and…

Sharon Wooden Richard

June 11, 2020
Sharon Wooden Richard is a retired attorney and a dedicated mentor to LEAP Fellows. In…

Adam Tyson

May 19, 2020
Adam Tyson is the LSAT instructor for LEAP’s 2020 Fellows. Below, hear directly from Adam…

Yusuf Zakir

April 16, 2020
Yusuf Zakir is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Holland & Knight and coordinates the…

Why I Give

March 16, 2020
I am a retired attorney and have known LEAP’s founder and director, Cindy Lopez, for…

Andaiye & Eden

March 9, 2020
Andaiye is a fellow in the LEAP program and started working with magnificent mentor Eden…

John Iino

January 10, 2020
test Read what Reed Smith’s Chief Diversity Officer John Iino had to say when asked…

Marisol Leon

November 19, 2019
Marisol Leon has joined LEAP as a mentor for our first cohort of students. Read…