Ledell Thomas is an award-winning architect student at Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas. He is currently working on his Bachelor's degree in Architecture and Construction Science. He wishes to further continue his academic career by obtaining his Masters. He was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Due to Hurricane Katrina, his family relocated to the Houston, Texas area in 2005. As a young boy, Ledell was a well-rounded child. He was in gifted and talented through grade school and participated in many art competitions such as the Houston Rodeo and the Visual Art Scholastic Event. From there, he grew a strong passion for architecture.
He continues to be active by getting involved in many architectural organizations and endeavors while in college. He is the Vice President for Prairie View A&M's AIAS (American Institute of Architecture Students), President of NOMAS (National Organization of Minority Architects), Project Architect for the Fly Flat Home Project, and a member of CSI (Construction Specifications Institute.
He has worked with the executive director of Houston to help redevelop and revitalize plans for historic communities such as Independence Heights in Houston, Texas with his colleagues. He has won the state-wide Texas Central Future Architecture Design Competition for sustainable design with his design partner. With his academic, organizational, and work skills; his goal is to work as the lead architect or project manager in a successful firm/ company. His ultimate mission is to launch his own venture to educate underdeveloped communities on net zero and green features to improve their sustainability and way of living.