V.V Lakshmi Narayana well known as JD Lakshmi Narayana was born on 3 April 1965 in Kadapa Dist, Andhra Pradesh and brought up in Srisailam, Kurnool Dist, Andhra Pradesh. His father was an Irrigation officer. He did his Bachelor of Engineeringat the NIT Warangal. He did his MTech from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. He was an Inspector General, Maharashtra cadre from the 1990 batch of Indian Police Service.
He is known for his impact speeches. As an active member of Lead India Foundation, Hyderabad he interacted with more than 15 lakh youth so far. He worked as a Superintendent of police for Nanded and then for the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad.