Happy Johnson is a nationally recognized African-American author and humanitarian working to advance the United Nation’s sustainable development goals.
Johnson served as a first responder in New Orleans, Haiti, Puerto Rico, and Nashville, dedicating his life to helping rebuild communities impacted by environmental change.
Fifteen years of climate resilience experience informs his passion for educating the next generation of citizen scientists and emergency relief volunteers.
Former White House intern, W.K. Kellogg Fellow, and recipient of the Aicher Leadership-in-Democracy Prize, Johnson attended Georgetown University
and Columbia University’s Center for Disaster Preparedness. His collaborations have been featured by CNN, TIME, BBC World News and C-SPAN.