Leonard Paschall

Youth Focus is excited to feature another one of our amazing staff members! Leonard Paschall, dubbed ‘Lenny’ or ‘Paschall’ by his co-workers, is a mental health technician that has been with the organization for over 15 years. He is an asset at multiple programs within the agency, but his greatest gift is his gift of humor! Enjoy getting to know Lenny!

What do you find the most rewarding part of your job? Helping youth, and seeing them grow into positive productive young people.

What is the most challenging part of your job? Helping youth

Who inspires you? I’m inspired my hard-working co-workers

What are you passionate about? I’m passionate about my family and seeing them happy.

What is your favorite food? Give me a good taco!

Do you have a secret talent that your co-workers don’t know about? No one knows, but I’m pretty funny at times!

If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Honeysuckle blossom melon

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?  Great white shark hunting off the Australian coast!

If you could be any animal, what would you be and why? I would be an eagle so I could eat fish all day, fly, and be the symbol of this great nation!

What’s the last book you read? Applebee’s menu!

What’s a TV show you never miss? The Walking Dead! I’m hooked on the zombie action.

What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? I love ice cream.

What was your first job? I was a biscuit maker at Hardees!

What’s the best gift you’ve ever received? The best gift I’ve ever received was my daughter! A gift from God!

If you could have a superpower, what would it be and why? If I had a superpower I would want the ability to read and manipulate minds, Professor X style.

What would you do with $10 million dollars? I would buy 10 million scratch-off tickets and die broke.

You’re alone in your car. What are you listening to? Right now I’m listening to Jhene Aiko. I love her music.

Describe yourself in high school using only one word. supercoolguywhomeveryoneloved

If you had an entire day to do anything you wanted, what would you do? Spend a day out with my daughter, just having fun and eating ice cream.

You’ve been given a $5,000 credit card limit. Which store would you go to and max it out? I would go to Lowe’s Home Improvement and go bananas!

If your life was a movie, what would the title be? It’s a Wonderful Life!

Name one thing on your ‘bucket list.’ I want to go skydiving before I die.

If you could change one problem in the world today, what would it be and why? If I could change one problem in the world it would be to end world hunger. Ice cream for everyone!

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