An active member in the Cobb County community, Johnson has served on several boards, including Kennesaw State University Foundation Board of Trustees, the Cobb Hospital Authority, the Town Center Community Improvement District, and the Wellstar Health System Board of Trustees as well as being an active member of the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce.

A passionate sports fan, and former owner of the Atlanta Beat (WPS), Johnson serves as a community football, soccer, and wrestling coach helping to mentor, develop, and teach today’s youth through sports. Johnson is a graduate of The Citadel and holds a master’s in education from Troy University, and a J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law. He is a member of Cumberland Community Church.

He and his wife, Suzann Wilcox, have four wonderful children and four beautiful grandchildren with a fifth due in May 2021.