Leon R. Walker Jr. is a 32-year decorated Naval Veteran with more than eleven deployments to the Persian Gulf and other areas of conflict throughout the world. Leon sailed the seas for fifteen years on five different Naval vessels.
As a Navy instructor, recruiter, and Recruit Division Commander (drill sergeant), he was trained, qualified, and trusted to lead thousands of sailors during his career. He and his sailors received numerous awards and accolades.
A well-spoken and articulate mentor, prior teacher, and motivational speaker, Leon’s love and passion are people from all walks of life. Growing up poor in Cleveland, Leon had no choice but to be mentally strong to overcome numerous obstacles. He then wrote about his struggles with a goal of helping those in need.