Leonard is a descendant of the Bidjara, Kulalli, Gungalhu and Jarruwa clans from Central Queensland. He was born in Ipswich in Brisbane, Queensland, and his other bloodlines are Chinese, Malaysian and Irish.
Leonard joined Bangarra in 2006. His highlights are performing in Arnhem Land, touring internationally, and performing for his family. He also performed in the feature film Spear in 2015.
Leonard retired from Bangarra in 2017 to join the 10th Anniversary Cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert.
Leonard’s hero is his foster mum, who opened his spirit to dance.