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Staff Snapshots | Keisha L. Leung

Sept. 9, 2021 | State Legislatures News | Print

Keisha L. Leung

Hometown: Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Role: Legislative researcher

Length of legislative service: eight months

What inspires her: “My children, nieces and nephews are my inspiration. They are my reason for pushing for a better Virgin Islands.”


Why did you choose to work at the legislature?

I wanted to make a difference in my community by helping pass bills and acts.

What skill or talent are you most proud of?

I am most proud of my communication skills as well as my ability to work very well with people.

What’s the best advice you were ever given?

Treat people the way you would want to be treated.

What’s one thing you love about your state?

I love the Virgin Islands because of its tranquility and the peacefulness of the islands.

What are you currently reading/listening to/watching?

I am currently reading “Free Cyntoia,” by Cyntoia Brown-Long.

This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

For its “Staff Snapshots” series, State Legislatures News is asking legislative staff about their role in the legislature. If you’d like to suggest a staffer for this series, please email Holly South at NCSL.

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