3rd-6th Grade Physical Education Teacher

“I came to City Academy because I felt it was the best fit for me. I wanted to make an impact in the lives of all the students I teach. Helping children is a passion of mine.”

Coach Powell joined City Academy in 2019 with five years of teaching experience. He began his career at Fanning Middle School, and went on to North View in the Special School District. Before beginning his teaching career, Leon played professional basketball overseas.

Leon graduated from Southeast Missouri State with a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice and is currently working towards a Masters in Special Education at Missouri Baptist University, graduating in the fall of 2020.

B.A., Southeast Missouri State University

lpowell@cityacademyschool.org