Nouhamin Leoulekal

Job title: 
NAV2CAL Student Fellow, NAVCAL Femtor

Nouhamin (she/her) is a first generation, historically underrepresented, bay-area native, third-year student at the University of California Berkeley. She is currently double majoring in Legal Studies and African American Studies on a Pre-Law track and intends to minor in Race and Law. She is involved with communities on campus such as the Black Recruitment and Retention Center (BRRC), Educational Opportunities Program (EOP), and the Black Pre Law Association (BPLA). Additionally, she has conducted research concerning Covid-19 cases in prisons across the United States. After completing her undergraduate education, Nouhamin plans to go to law school to become a lawyer, in hopes to pursue a criminal defense practice that will assist populations that are unjustly impacted by the criminal justice system. During her free time, Nouhamin is also a photographer and is currently working towards creating her portfolio.


  • Fiat Lux Scholarship Recipient & Scholar

  • VéVé Clark Scholar

  • Cal Alumni Association (CAA) Alumni African American Initiative Scholarship Recipient

  • Cal Alumni Association (CAA) The Leadership Award (TLA) Scholarship Recipient

  • Richmond Promise Scholarship Recipient

  • Violet Richardson Scholarship Recipient

  • NAV2CAL App Support Intern
  • Black Pre-Law Association Co-President

  • Black Recruitment & Retention Center Intern

  • Emerson Collective Internship!

  • Intern at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in San Francisco!

  • 2023-2024 Democracy Camp Student Co-Director

  • Management Leadership for Tomorrow’s (MLT) summer seminar at Deloitte University in Texas!

  • Vanguard’s 2023 North Star Experiential Learning Program Participant
Research interests: 

Jury Nullification, Sentencing Reform, Criminal Justice System, Prison Reform