Michelle Leavitt


Jeremiah's Promise is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization that provides broad-based assistance to youth who "age out" of the foster care system or who are soon to "age out" out of care and who would otherwise face poverty and hopelessness without supportive mentoring, life skills development, academic support and career guidance.

P.O. Box 1393
Palo Alto, CA 94302-1393



Michelle Leavitt is part of our facilitation team at West Valley College and the College of San Mateo. Michelle teaches on the topics of Self Concept, Conflict Resolution, and Business Communication. She enjoys mentoring former foster youth and coaching students. Her background includes teaching college-level communication courses as well as work in marketing and public relations. Her education includes a Master's Degree from California State University-East Bay in Speech Communication, a Master's Degree in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Doctoral Degree in Human Communication Studies from the University of Denver. She is married and has two young children.

We Love, Challenge and Equip Former Foster Youth for a Better Future