President of Milwaukee's NAACP, grew up in Milwaukee. He went to Our Avenue School and Rufus King High School.
Royal has led the NAACP for the past two years.
Royal says one thing about him that would most surprise people is that he's bi-racial. His father is black; his mother is Mexican.
He spoke to WTMJ's Belinda Babinec 1-on-1 about growing up in Milwaukee and his life and career.
Listen to the conversation in the Soundcloud player.