Personal profile: Leah Key Jordan

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Name: Leah Key Jordan

Occupation: director of Community Impact, United Way of Denton County


Birth date and place: Jan. 15, Fort Worth

The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: meeting and working with so many amazing, generous people in our community.

My business philosophy is: Consider others first.

If I could, I’d be a: back-up singer.

I’m so sick of: people who take advantage of others.

The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: Ann Voskamp, Angelina Jolie, Condoleeza Rice and Ruth (from the Old Testament).

My hobbies are: photography as well as reading.

The last book I read was: One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are by Ann Voskamp.

I wish I knew how to: play the cello.

My worst habit is: snacking.

Nobody knows I: rode a sport bike in in my 20s.

The person I most admire is: my mom.

My guilty pleasure is: dark chocolate with sea salt.

I drive a: Jeep Cherokee.

I’d like to be driving a: Newer Jeep Cherokee.

My favorite restaurant is: Giuseppe’s.

I’m happiest when: I’m around my kids.

I regret: getting into debt in my 20s.

If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: hire a housekeeper.

If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: more restaurants that serve local, organic food.

When I retire, I plan to: go on mission trips and play with my grandchildren.

Community activities: Covenant member of the Village Church, Leadership Denton Class of 2004, Denton Noon Kiwanis, board member — Emergency Food and Shelter Program, Healthy Communities Coalition, Denton Information Network, Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters, Homeless Coalition.

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