Don Johnson was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and received a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree from Northwest Missouri State College in Maryville, Missouri. After earning a Doctorate in Education from the University of Missouri, Mr. Johnson joined the Monsanto Company and lived in Pensacola, Florida, and Charleston, West Virginia. In 1985 he accepted a position with the Lockheed-Georgia Company and moved to Cobb County, Georgia. He started the Don Johnson State Farm Insurance Agency in 1986. Mr. Johnson attends Zion Baptist in Marietta, Georgia, and is a Trustee for the KSU Foundation.
Interview with Don Johnson transcript, 2009-10-20, Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights series, 2009-2010, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.
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