Leon Rogers

Leon Rogers

Leon Rogers is currently a member of "The Morning Riot" on 107.5 WGCI (from 5am to 9am) in Chicago, which is the third largest market in the country.

Also known as "The Destined Legend," Leon is a comedian who has toured the country and abroad. He has been featured on several popular comedy shows, including: Showtime at the Apollo (4week winner), BET's Comic View, BET's One Mic Stand, P. Diddy's Bad Boys of Comedy, Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza, Cedric the Entertainer's Starting Lineup, and Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes.

In addition to being featured on TV shows, he also has a few film credits to his name, such as Barbershop (including its sequel) and The Tuskegee Airmen. His on-screen talent can be also seen in music videos for recording artists Ludacris, R. Kelly and Ronald Isley.

In 2008, Leon was selected as a spokesperson for the EA Sports video game, Madden NFL 2009. His sports fervor was also heard on the airwaves back in 2005 during his two-year stint as co-host of the sports talk radio show, "Sports Unplugged," with ESPN writer Scoop Jackson and college basketball analyst Steve Bardo.

Which he still does to this day as a streaming internet show at WGCI.

Leon has received a host of awards and accolades, including top honor for the Miller Genuine Draft Comedy Search, Chicago Music Awards Comedian of the Year twice, as well as a finalist in Comedy Central's Laugh Riots competition.

Leon is a stedfast mentor in the city of Chicago speaking to numerous students, adults, and organizations and is firmly entrenched in his community.

Leon began his career as a stand-up comedian in the mid-1990s. He has been steadfast in making his moniker, "The Destined Legend," come to fruition.