Meet the Team

Justin Andrews

Director, Special Projects & Outreach

Justin is the grandson of the legendary Otis Redding Jr. and a graduate of Mount De Sales Academy. Andrews is an event coordinator and board member for Macon Pops, Rock Candy Tour Guide. He has served as the Otis Music Camp Assistant Administrator for the past five years.

Leila Regan-Porter

Executive Assistant

Leila Regan-Porter has worked as executive assistant at the Otis Redding Foundation since 2012, and has written for Paste Magazine, Performing Songwriter, the Macon Telegraph, Macon Magazine, and more. She served as president for the boards of Bragg Jam and Main Street Macon. Previously, Leila worked as editor Southeast Performer, and manager of Eddie’s Attic.

Kimberly Kelsey Epps

Center Director

Kimberly Epps began singing at the age of 3 with her mother. She has starred in Annie, The Wiz, Fences, and was in Freedom Theatre’s production of Sparkle. Epps has also written and recorded with Randy Jackson, Tim and Bob, Daryll Simmons, High Rock Entertainment group and Danish producer, Troels Neilson.