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Dr. Jeffery Johnson

Chief Strategy Officer

 

Jeffery.Johnson@CDCofTampa.org

813-231-4362

Ext. 1160

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Dr. Jeffery Johnson is the Chief Strategy Officer for the CDC of Tampa. In this role he provides executive leadership to help manage; the Resource Development Department, Government Partnerships, Corporate Training, and the EBF Program. The EBF program is a twenty million partnership between Fifth Third Bank and the CDC of Tampa that supports Affordable Housing, Business Development, and Workforce Initiatives. He’s an elected community member of the East Tampa CRA. The East Tampa CRA is the largest in the state of Florida. He’s most proud to be the founder of the You Deserve To Be Loved Girls Summit. The Girls Summit is a yearly event geared to empower middle school and high school girls. Each year the summit reaches thousands of girls and is a district-wide field trip in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties.

In June 2023, Dr. Johnson was bestowed the Presential Lifetime Achievement Award by President Joseph R. Biden for his commitment to community service.

Through his academic pursuits Dr. Johnson has earned a; Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry, Master of Theology, Master of Ministry, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Thought. He’s studied at Warner University, Anderson University, St. Thomas Theological Seminary. Dr. Johnson is a previous collegiate administrator, author, life coach, leadership consultant and global ambassador for the Bey Good Foundation for Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.

Dr. Johnson is the founder and principal partner of the JAJJ Executive Coaching Firm. JAJJ Executive Coaching Firm is a consulting group that seeks to assist churches and small businesses to reach their targeted audiences. Dr. Jeffery Johnson is a husband, father, pastor, executive, administrator, author, educator, leader, social activist, naval officer, and gifted communicator. He’s a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated.

 

LEADERSHIP “PREVIOUS AND CURRENT”

  • Founder: JAJJ Executive Coaching

  • CEO: The Harvin-Cheeseborough Enrichment Center

  • Pastor: Connections Community Church, Lake Wales, FL and Tampa, FL

  • Former Director of Church Partnerships: Warner University

  • Tampa Bay Cancer Network Board Member: Moffitt

  • Hospital Authority Board: Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners

  • Community Alliance Board: 13th District Court, Hillsborough County

  • City of Tampa: The East Tampa CRA, CAC board member

  • Health Equity Committee: American Heart Association

  • Family Services/ERSEA Committee: Lutheran Services Florida, INC

  • Board of Directors: King’s Kids Academy

  • Board of Directors: Florida State Association of the COG, Elected Recording Secretary

  • Board of Directors: Chairman, Mavericks in Educations, LLC-Charter Schools

  • Board of Directors: Tampa Bay Community and Development Corporation

  • School Advisory Council Member: Benjamin Franklin Middle School

  • Consultant: Student Leadership Univeristy-www.studentleadership.net

  • President: Greater Tampa Bay Ministerial Alliance, Inc

  • President: JAJJ Enterprises, Inc

  • President: Jeffery A.J. Johnson Ministries, Inc

  • Adjunct Instructor: Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL

  • Global Ambassador: BeyGood Philanthropic Organization for Beyoncé’ Knowles- Carter

 

Contributions: Past and Present

Founder: JAJJ Executive Leadership Coaching

Pastor: Connections Community Church, Lake Wales, FL and Tampa, FL

Health Equity Committee: American Heart Association of Tampa Bay

Family Services/ERSEA Committee: Lutheran Services Florida, INC

Director of Church Partnerships: Warner University

Board of Directors: Florida State Association of the COG, Elected Recording Secretary

Board of Directors: Tampa Bay Community and Development Corporation

School Advisory Council Member: Benjamin Franklin Middle School

Consultant: Student Leadership University-www.studentleadership.net

Florida State Diocesan:  United Covenant Churches of Christ

Accomplishments, Honors, Awards, and Affiliations

Cambridge’s “Who’s Who”-Business Partnership for Executive, Professional & Entrepreneurs

United Way Tampa Bay: Volunteer of the Year

U.S. Census Bureau: 2010 Stellar Community Service Award

Member: Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated

Honorary Chair: 2013 NAACP Freedom Fund

Graduate: Tampa Leadership Institute (www.tampabayleader.org)

Author: “Creating A Better Me” and “Who’s Eating Me?”

Visionary: You Deserve To Be Loved Regional Girls Summit

Duke Energy: 2019 Community Partner of the Year

GTE Financial: 2019, 2020 Outstanding Community Partner 

American Red Cross: 2019 Community Advocate and Partner of the Year

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