BJ Leggett completed his B.S. degree in 2011 in Agricultural Leadership and Development at Texas A&M. While in school, he was employed at the Veteran Services Office and is deeply involved with the VA process for educational and medical benefits. He is currently working on his M.S. in Agricultural Leadership.
He is an Army veteran that served from 2004-09 and was a combat medic with the 101st Airborne at Ft. Campbell, Ky. He was deployed to Iraq for the Operation Iraqi Freedom 05-06 stationed at FOB Rustimyiah.
BJ began as a Program Assistant for Battle Ground to Breaking Ground in 2016. He grew up in agriculture, on a small ranch in central Texas and loves the agricultural community. This program merges two of his passions by helping increase the farmer/rancher population in Texas, all while helping returning veterans. His duties include individualizing education plans, educational planning, assisting participants in registering/ applying for the program, as well as raising awareness for the program statewide.