Men to Watch: Leroy ‘Bro. Jay’ Vallot, 50s

Media Activist with Reel Talk Radio Show, Digital Soul Media, and Community Defender TV Show

Location: Lafayette, LA

Moves made in 2014: successful radio talk show on KJCB and also getting access to more events for the TV show

What to expect in 2015: more dynamic guests and interviews for media

Personal Resolution for 2015: finish open projects

Business/Company Resolution for 2015: mentoring / educating our young people about acquiring our own media outlets

Life/business motto: “Information is Power!”

Mentors: My father Leroy Vallot Sr.and TV producer Khadijah Assata Rashad on Community Defender

What music are you dancing to? R&B, Southern Soul and old school



Louisiana is home for many talented, intellectual, cultured, and politically savvy people. THE DRUM staff and editors have identifi ed the people to watch in 2015 from Ponchatoula and Hammond to Baton Rouge and Lafayette. We introduce them to you here and encourage you to follow these leaders. Read about them all at MEN TO WATCH 2015.