Leonard Clifton started out as a print model in Top Model and The Source magazine. His first major movie was in Steven Spielberg’s Amistad, and co-produced by Debbie Allen. Leonard was also in the movie Bring It On and Morgan Freeman’s produced television World War II movie Mutiny. He was featured on MTV with Jenny McCarthy and Chris Hardwick. Leonard had cameos in Tupac Shakur’s "Temptations" and Rage Against The Machine’s "No Shelter" music video. This is Leonard’s first Young Adult novel with a diversity of characters. The author’s second YA novel is titled Eve The Soul Reaper.