DeKalb County District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson is featured in the Community Leaders section of the 15th anniversary edition of Who’s Who in Black Atlanta.
Johnson joins the ranks of nearly 300 distinguished leaders making significant strides in Metro Atlanta in the areas of government, business, academia, media, and community service.
Johnson was elected as a DeKalb commissioner in November 2002. With overwhelming support of the community, he won with 92 percent of the vote, becoming one of the youngest commissioners to ever be elected to serve on the Board of Commissioners. Johnson is a long-term advocate of health and health-related issues. His commitment to helping children succeed is evidenced by his selection to serve as chair of the Early Learning/ School Readiness Commission and his nomination to serve on the Early Education Commission.
This year’s Who’s Who edition also features other sections such as: Game Changers, Interesting Personalities, Emerging Leaders and the Most Influential Who’s Who Publishing was founded in 1989 to highlight the positive achievements of African Americans in cities throughout the country.