From even before the moment he smiles, Leon Stubblefield exudes charm.
He bashfully describes himself as “a pretty cool dude,” and that fact is evidenced by the warm relationships he fosters with other vendors, staff and his customers.
Leon’s polite and easygoing personality make it easy to see why he sells papers so successfully. A vendor of one year, he hails from Nebraska, and has been in Seattle for the past three years for “a change of scenery.” He says that Seattle is “bigger, it’s way bigger. … I still don’t even know half of [the city], so I’m still learning.”