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Lenzy Crawford


Senior Impact Manager, City Year Milwaukee

Lenzy was born in the city of Gary, Indiana but raised in the city of Milwaukee. Although he grew up in a single-parent home that was also considered economically disadvantaged, he managed to overcome many barrier on his path to make his life better. He is a proud alumnus of one of the largest public school systems in the country in Milwaukee Public Schools as well as a degree holder from a premiere private institution in Marquette University. From serving as a tutor-counselor to aspiring first-generation college students in the Upward Bound program to leading a high school English classroom of future leaders, he has a wide range of experience with youth and young adults. Lenzy is also the proud father of a 5 year old, Lauryn, who plays a huge role in his personal development. Currently, Lenzy is doing graduate work at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and serves as a Senior Impact Manager for a national educational non-profit, City Year Milwaukee. His passion is helping young people discover and activate their potential as means to continue being successful on their own terms.