Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson

Social & Political Activist/TV Personality


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New York, NY USA


So often, we confine ourselves to this little box of 'doctor,' 'lawyer,' 'engineer,' 'teacher,' 'businessperson'...free yourselves.

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Jeff Johnson

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Milestones

Milestones

My road in life has been direct.
Says the people who become successful are the ones who "throw the manual away" rather than following it.
For most of his life, all he wanted to do was run; was an All-American track star, got a full scholarship to run in college.
While in college, the president of the Black Student Union (BSU) saw something in Jeff, invited him to join.
His track coach discouraged him from spending so much time with the BSU, so Jeff quit the team.
His father told him he was a "quitter," told him that he wouldn't be financially supporting him anymore.
A year later, after Jeff became president of the BSU, he invited his father to see his work; his dad apologized for not supporting his decision.
Says his father's apology was "validation" because he wasn't living his dad's life, he was living his own life.
Thinks too many young people give up their calling to satisfy the obligations they feel they owe their parents or their peers.
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Education

Education

highschool
High School
undergrad
Bachelor
University of Toledo
Career

Career

Social & Political Activist/TV Personality

I'm a journalist, communications specialist, and social architect working to create positive social change.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Politics
Politics
Television
Television
Upholding a Cause and Belief
Upholding a Cause and Belief