White House Author
Bilingual Counselor, Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus
Leonel Popol is a Bilingual Counselor at the Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus in Washington, DC. Nearly 29 years ago, Leonel came to the United States with $300 in his pocket, limited knowledge of English, and a determination to succeed. His career began by cleaning toilets and working in the construction industry. Today, he is a Bilingual Counselor at Cardozo and is also the coach of Georgetown University’s women’s soccer team.