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Mr. Lenny Compton
Mr. Compton is entering his third year as the proud principal of JL Simpson Middle School. Prior his principalship here, he was an assistant principal in Fairfax County, most recently at Kilmer Middle School in Vienna, Virginia. Mr. Compton begin his teaching career in his hometown of Pontiac, Michigan, before pursuing of lifelong dream to teach overseas at the Khartoum American School in Sudan, Africa.
He is an advocate for all children and believes that an empowering education is a clear pathway to support students to be active contributors and change makers to society. Mr. Compton has attended Morehouse College, Oakland University (Rochester, Michigan), and the University of Cincinnati. When not working, Mr. Compton enjoys spending quality time -mostly outdoors- with his wife (also an educator) and their two young boys.