Councilman Johnson has gained wide recognition for his work with the city’s youth, as he has organized sports and outdoors programs, including camping, fishing and cross-country skiing. The Kenneth L. Johnson Recreation Center on Woodland Avenue, which has a water park for kids, was dedicated in 2001.
Besides youth programs, Councilman Johnson has launched computer training programs and has organized citizens in volunteer programs to clean streets, mow empty lots and clean up yards for seniors and disabled residents.
In addition, Councilman Johnson has worked steadily to bring new development, new investment and new jobs to the Buckeye-Shaker community, including new development at Buckeye Plaza and Shaker Square.
Councilman Johnson is chairman of Council’s Municipal Services & Properties Committee and a member of the Transportation Committee.
Councilman Johnson graduated from John Adams High School and attended Cuyahoga Community College and Cleveland State University. He is a father of seven grown boys.