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Board of Directors’ Member


Lesley, CEO of Seven21 Designs, serves as the President for Melanin Crossfitters, and she is on the board of directors. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Lesley was a property manager in multi-family housing for 10 years and oversaw more than 1,500 units in her career. She was responsible for procuring and managing mostly distressed properties to reposition them. Lesley earned most of her college credits from Alabama State University while majoring in Recreational Therapy and had the pleasure of presenting at Alabama State Association of Health Physical Education, where she presented on the topic of “Diabetes and Exercise.” She later transferred to Auburn University and Majored in Exercise Science – Pre-Physical Therapy and was picked among her peers to attend Exercise Science leadership conference in Tennessee.

Lesley started her Crossfit journey on November 4th, 2014, topping the scale at 285 lbs. She has been a member of Crossfit Conyer Stonecrest, a black-owned box, where she is now the Business Manager. She is a published author of a poetry book and has been spotlighted in Voyage ATL Online Magazine. In her free time. she enjoys: yoga, spin class, working on her second book, shopping for sneakers, eating out with friends and traveling to all inclusive resorts.

When asked one of the mottos she lives by, she couldn’t pick only one:

“I want my reputation, to meet you well before I do” – Lesley

(At all costs) ‘ProectYoEnergy” – KD Supreme