Bill Willis, Mr. West Coast Olympus Leather 2017
Bill is originally from Oklahoma, but relocated to San Diego from Texas. Originally told he didn’t have the right body type for leather, and that he didn’t fit the “leather look” he eventually met a group of people who helped him realize that Leather is not just an image. Bill has grown to understand that Leather is more about what is in a person’s heart and what people witness through a person’s actions. Bill continues to be on a journey of acceptance and learning. Bill has been active in his communities for over a decade. Helping raise tens of thousands of dollars for the LGBTQ+ communities in Texas and San Diego. He is focused on celebrating differences and working together to help raise money for local charities.
Bill has held the following titles:
Mr. West Coast Olympus Leather 2017
Mr. San Diego Eagle 2017
Emperor XVIII of the ICFWA
Imperial Crown Prince for Life of the ICFWA Mr. Corral Club 2004
Bill and his husband Joe are currently the producers of The Mr. San Diego Eagle contest.