Since John(Johnny)Johnson's early childhood, he was plagued by an inner force that was determined to be rebellious. Although he was loved and nurtured by his parents and loved by his siblings and other family members, he could not bring himself to be obedient not even to his own conscience.His teen years began the era of alcohol indulgence and petty larceny. He decided that a life without rules was what he wanted, so he ran away from home.Soon his life became more complicated, he was arrested and sent to a reform school for boys. A life of crime resulted in several arrests and convictions. His family was still there for him. After being paroled from his last incarceration, his siblings helped him to start a business, which included counseling for teens and anyone else that was seeking help to better their lives.In the process of shaping his life as well as others, he met his wife Ja'Nae, they started a family. What seemed like a doomed life had be come a productive and prosperous one.