The 6-foot-1, 160-pound senior won the 800- and 1600-meter events at the Class 7A state meet this past season, leading the Rebels to a second-place finish as a team. Leath’s winning time in the 1600 of 4:07.33 ranked No. 19 nationally among prep competitors in 2023. He took seventh in the 800 at the Brooks PR Invitational in a state-record 1:49.84, which ranked No. 15 nationally. He also earned dual All-American honors at Nike Outdoor Nationals with a sixth-place finish in the 800 followed by his anchor leg for a 4x800 relay quartet that took second in a state-record time of 7:30.68.
Leath has maintained a weighted 4.11 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete on scholarship at the University of Virginia this fall.
Leath has volunteered locally as part of multiple fundraising campaigns to benefit cancer research in association with Vestavia Rise, a school initiative.