Rev. Dr. Leon Campbell, Jr., born in Chicago, IL., spent most of his professional career in the field of sales, U.S. market development and market specialties, achieving much success in Corporate America working with Fortune 500 companies.
A long-time member of Agape International Spiritual Center, Dr. Campbell became the Director of the Agape Youth and Family Ministry in 2004 where he developed a comprehensive youth curriculum featuring original programming encompassing self-expression, creativity, spiritual practice, sacred rituals and service projects for youth of all ages. An avid, tireless supporter of education and educational opportunities for youth, his many accomplishments include:
1. Establishing Agape’s first week-long eCamp, a one-of-a-kind Summer Youth Camp and Festival in Big Bear, California. The program features activities that highlight empowerment, experiential learning, environmental education, enlightenment workshops, exercise, and entertainment.
2. The Agape Youth and Family Artist in Residence Program – a six to eight week workshop in which professional artists from the Los Angeles area offer instruction in a variety of artistic, creative modalities, culminating in a performance or exhibition.
3. He established the Young Men’s Mentoring program which, along with College Connections, assists youth in researching colleges and securing funding for higher education.
4. For the past seven years, Director of the Carl Anderson Scholarship Memorial Fund securing over $148,000 in scholarship funds for our youth.
5. Co-Executive Director of the Agape CDF Freedom School – a summer literacy program that partners with the Children’s Defense Fund to engender a love of reading and healthy lifestyle habits in the children of our Los Angeles community.
6. Co-partnered with CosmiKids, Inc. to establish national conferences on transformational parenting and teaching, recruiting leading edge speakers and facilitators on various subjects.
He is currently the co-producer of CosmiKids, TV, an edu-tainment web series that teaches universal principles to children ages two to nine.
- Producer and director of the 2007 Agape Youth Revelation Conference in Washington, DC.
Established 14 years ago, Rev. Leon is the co-director of the Inspired Authentic Men’s Ministry – known as the I AM Men’s Ministry. This ministry provides countless service to the Agape and Los Angeles communities.
In 2014, Rev. Leon received an honorary doctorate degree from Agape University in honor of his years of service as a leader, spiritual practitioner and educator, as well as a member of one of the first classes of Agape-ordained ministers.