Len is the grandson of Chief Thomas Lenana Marealle II OBE (June 12, 1915 – February 14, 2007) was the Paramount Chief (Mangi Mkuu) of the Chagga people of Tanzania and a politician. Today Len's father holds the symbolic power and is has inherited the chiefdom.
My sister and Len met at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in 2011, they had a relationship that lasted a few years with time spent in Canada and in Tanzania. In 2012 I had the opportunity to spend my spring break in Tanzania with Len, my sister and my mum.
Len's wife Frida is the founder & executive director of the orphanage Simba's footprints. She organized a swimming lesson for all her kids to attend and my sister, mum and I instructed.