Ronald B Waddell Jr. is a Philanthropist, Social Activist, and Entrepreneur. At the age of 5 Ron’s father abandoned his family due to drugs and incarceration. He was reared by a single mother of 4 children. At age fourteen his mother passed away due to a lengthy battle with cancer. His eldest sister assumed legal custody of him and his younger sister. This living arrangement deteriorated quickly due her abusive boyfriend. Ron then moved to Massachusetts, shortly after moving to MA, at age 17, Ron found himself homeless and doing whatever was necessary to survive. The encouraging male role models along the way were crucial in helping Ron transform his situation and his life.
Who We Are
Legendary Legacies (LL) was founded by Ron due to the need he identified in his hometown of Worcester, MA based on years of service in the community. LL offers young men ages 17-24 the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to become productive citizens and maximize their God given potential by providing positive male adult role models through programming efforts. These relationships are the backbone of our organization. LL offers mentoring, life skills development, case management, community outreach, family support services, recreational opportunities and local, national, and international service opportunities.