“Anyone who owns more than 400 companies and is worth billions of dollars is clearly doing many things right,” says Leggett. “I admire Richard Branson’s tenacity, and I admire his personal brand. He had to take a lot of risks to get where he is at today, and I respect the endeavors he ventured through.”
Like Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, doing many things with tenacity appears to be among the guiding principles in Leggett’s college career. He was recently elected Associated Students Inc. (ASI) vice president and is majoring in economics with a minor in international politics.
“When I keep myself busy,” he says, “it allows me to have a fast-paced tempo, which is where I thrive.”
Leggett is a founding father of Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE), a newly established social fraternity and was a member of the Inter Fraternity Council (IFC), where he served as vice president of finance this fiscal year.
He was a student presenter at the 2013 Resident Student Leadership Symposium and presented a 50-minute speech on “How Great Leaders Inspire Action.” He’s also involved with Camp Titan, CSUF’s main philanthropy, as a counselor to underprivileged children.
Leggett got involved in ASI in the spring of 2012. He represented Mihaylo College on the body’s board of directors.
“While serving as a director, I was on the ASI finance committee, allocating approximately $5.2 million budget back to the students,” says Leggett. Continue reading