Lee Jefferson was inducted to the Hall of Honor because of his work with baseball programs in East Austin. He started his community commitment after umpiring a Little League baseball game, and the next year, then began coaching boys in the Los Caballeros League. During one troubled time, Lee enlisted the aid of the East Austin Optimist Club to save the baseball program in the area. It worked. He also served as President of the Babe Ruth Program.
Lee Jefferson has directly touched the lives of over 3,000 youth and has earned their respect.