Jeff Johnson is an award-winning journalist, communications specialist, and thought leader. Currently Johnson is President for the Baltimore based strategy firm JIJ Communications. In this roll he provides strategic insight and messaging consulting to clients in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. Johnson has maximized his expertise in communications, political campaigns, and strategic consulting to create a unique career committed to developing solutions and systemic change.
Johnson is the CEO and co-founder of Elite Voices Speakers, a premier bureau he founded with journalist Marc Lamont Hill. He recently sat with President Barack Obama for BET News and provides regular content on TheRoot.com and the nationally syndicated Rickey Smiley Morning Show. Jeff formally served as National Director for the Youth & College Division of the NAACP and held an appointment by Russell Simmons as the Vice President of the Hip Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN). In 2014 Jeff worked with Steve Harvey on his New York Times Best Seller, Act Like A Success, Think Like A Success and every Monday through Friday he leads Manhood Legacy Prayer, a daily prayer call attended by nearly 500 men a day. Learn more at Jeff Johnson’s official website