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The Top 1%

Story

I Have a Bean offers a chance at redemption and helps change attitudes about previously imprisoned people returning to society — all while making great coffee.

I Have a Bean is dedicated to roasting phenomenal coffee beans, procuring beans at the top 1% and winning numerous taste competitions. The company is also committed to hiring individuals released from prison, whom founder Pete Leonard notes are often considered the bottom 1% of society.

pete leonard smells the coffee roast

Cast & Crew

Founder & Roastmaster | Pete Leonard

Plant Manager | Amy Van Keuren

Roaster & Sales Rep | Duke

Louis Dooley