Q&A: Getting to Know Leslie Daley

Leslie Daley - Member of Dorson's Board of Directors

Leslie Daley is one of our earlier Board Members who has served Dorson since its inception. Daley was the instructor of one of our earlier programs: the Financial Literacy Program. Nimaako and Natasha who now serve Dorson as Board Members were some of his first students. Leslie has helped Dorson established itself as a nonprofit and aided in our fundraising efforts by serving as our Board Treasurer and guided us with his expertise as a CPA. Let's get to know Leslie better!

What is your personal philosophy?

One is obligated to give a hand up to assist my fellow man who is in need of help.

What three traits define you?

Ethical, patience, understanding.

Who/What is your biggest inspiration?

Dean Miller at Rutgers University who went beyond the call of duty to help students who were struggling.

What is your favorite movie/song/book?

The Chariot of Fire movie and theme song.

What is your favorite word?


What’s your favorite slang? New or Old.


What’s your favorite breakfast food?

Ackee and saltfish.

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?

Blue (sky blue).

Who is your favorite superhero?


If you could pick up a new skill in an instant, what would it be?

Learning several languages.

What do you do in your spare time?

Read about other cultures.

What’s your favorite place you’ve ever visited?


If you could choose a superpower, what would you choose? Why?

Time travel. I could go back in time and change outcomes of

significant events for the better.

Read more about our Board Members, here.

About Dorson Community Foundation


Dorson Community Foundation provides supplementary college readiness and career development enrichment to students from inner-city North Jersey so they can realize their full potential with the goal of continuing on to higher education.

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