Crime writer and novelist Elmore Leonard graduated from University of Detroit with a degree in English and Philosophy in 1950. He began his career in the '50s, writing pulp westerns and short fiction.
Many of his works have been adapted to the big screen. His 1951 story 3:10 to Yuma inspired the
My name is Julius but you can call me TJ.
I grew up down Jamaica way.
I run marathons so I know how to hump it.
I especially like to play a lot of jazz trumpet.
Love my music from swing to bop.
Will jam all night till the people say stop.
Jazz is the message of my desire
Blow baby blow whi