Leonard Hammonds

Fellowship Director

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars, to change the world.” – Harriet Tubman

Leonard Hammonds II has lived by this quote and has never lost sight of his dream by drawing on his strength, patience, and passion from within to change the world. Leonard Hammonds II is a 2018 BMe Genius and current Fellowship Director for The Pittsburgh BMe Vanguard Fellowship. Hammonds is a Marine veteran and Manager of Constituent Affairs for State Representative Jake Wheatley Jr. in the 19th legislative district of Western Pennsylvania. He is the Founder/ Executive Director of Hammonds Initiative and also serves on President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Committee in Pittsburgh.