Johnathan Johnson '09
B.S. ’09 (College of Education and Human Development)
Alumni Association Life Member
Johnathan is the owner and founder of The Homegrown Company, a lifestyle brand that was created to help people promote the place they call home. Our roots were planted in the Twin Cities in 2014, as the original HOMEGROWN brand. Through our partnership with Elpis Enterprises, a Saint Paul-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides job training, work experience and job placement for homeless or precariously-housed young people ages 16-23.
Johnathan stays connected to the U by attending University of Minnesota Black Alumni Network events, is a member of the Leadership Minor Alumni Group, and is an active member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.