Meet The Founder

Happy Johnson is an award-winning author and humanitarian advancing the United Nation's sustainable development goals.

He has served as a first responder in New Orleans, Haiti, Puerto Rico, and Nashville, dedicating his life to rebuilding communities impacted by environmental change.

More than a decade of climate resilience experience grounds Johnson's leadership with Team Happy Foundation, which has a mission to inspire the next generation of wetland scientists and disaster relief volunteers.  

Former White House intern, W.K. Kellogg Fellow, and graduate of Georgetown University, Johnson is a recipient of the Paul and Joyce Aicher Leadership-in-Democracy prize. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Esquire, Guardian, BBC World News and C-SPAN.

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