Randy Leonard grew up in Portland near NE 8th and Siskiyou. He attended Irvington grade school, Grant High School and graduated from Portland State University with a degree in History. Prior to joining the Portland City Council in November of 2002, Randy served Portland for 25 years in the Portland Fire Bureau and served 9 years in the Oregon State Legislature.
Randy resides in East Portland. He has 3 adult children: Ryan, Kara, and Kyle.