Leslie's career revolves around her deep passion for athletics. She currently serves as an assistant director of athletic communications at Middle Tennessee State University, working with the men's basketball, baseball and men's tennis teams. She's also had the privilege of working at the Houston Astros, four NCAA Men's College World Series and three different bowl games among other sporting events. An advocate of women's athletics, Leslie's graduate studies focused on the advancement of women's athletics and Title IX issues. She holds a master's in sport management from the University of Illinois and bachelor's in broadcast journalism from the University of Kentucky.