Welcome New Board Member...
Mr. Lenny Wright
Lenny was born in Aiken South Carolina and is married to Esther Wright. Lenny has resided in Jacksonville, Florida since 2006. Prior to Jacksonville, he resided in Knoxville, TN for 12 years and Chattanooga, TN for 13 years. Lenny has a BS degree in Biology from South Carolina State University, He has spent most of his work career in various Leadership and Management positions at Union Carbide Corporation, Martin Marietta, McKee Foods, FedEx Corporation, and now with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Department. While living in Knoxville, he started Wright’s and Associate’s, a successful computer company that resulted in Lenny being named the Minority Small Business of the Year. Over his career, Lenny has devoted a lot of his time to community service and prison ministry. He is an Elder and member of New Life Christian Fellowship in Jacksonville, Florida. Lenny’s passion is to serve the Lord and show the love of God to people whose path he crosses each day. Lenny has been involved in Prison Ministry for over 30 years and continues to impact the lives of many young men. His primary focus is teaching the “Authentic Manhood” course. Lenny led the implementation of this program with the Prison Ministry team, throughout Jacksonville and surrounding area prisons. Having built relationships with many local organizations, Authentic Manhood is conducted in local jails, state prisons’, and noted by many judges as a successful developmental option for young men. Lenny mentors young men who are currently incarcerated as well as returned home from prison. Authentic Manhood is a faith-based curriculum for developing men as family oriented fathers. Over 700+ men have been introduced to Authentic Manhood, and this number increases each year. Many of these men have accepted Jesus as their Lord and Savior.
Lenny’s greatest joy is building an eternal legacy for the kingdom with his children, grandchildren, and leading people to the Lord and doing whatever assignments the Lord has for him each day. Creating a Legacy for his family is his life’s work. Lenny and Esther will retire in South Carolina in the future.