Mosaic Fellow – Leon Beauchman

Leon Beauchman is multi-talented performer in African drumming and dance, spoken word, and jazz and blues vocals. He most recently was a member of Akoma Arts, an African drumming and dance ensemble.

Leon is involved with several educational and community programs targeting African American and under-served students. He is most interested in artistic expression as a means to promote health and well-being within and between communities. Leon is currently completing work on his first book of poetry and narration entitled The Great Overcoming: An African American Search for Meaning.