Leon D. Bell was born and raised in Benton Harbor, MI. He graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science – Prelaw. After graduating, he began working in the non-profit sector as a District Executive with Boy Scouts of America. Due to his passion for service and success in fundraising and program development, he progressed though the organization and now serves as the Assistant Director of Field Service with the Michigan Crossroads Council Boy Scouts of America.
Leon is a past Rotarian and currently a member of the Detroit Young Professionals. In addition, he is an active member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc, where he has held many leadership positions. In his spare time, he loves to play sports, debate about politics and spend time with his family and friends.
Leon is married to his college sweetheart, Lisa Bell who works in Marketing for General Motors. They have two children, 3 year old Sebastian and 4 month old Olivia.