Juanita

Artist Biography

Official Biography (courtesy of Juanita)

Juanita Johnson [JUANITA] is an entrepreneur, singer, writer, marketing consultant, motivational speaker and mental health advocate.

As an entertainer for many years, she has appeared in several music showcases, fashion shows, magazines, and was a finalist in the Miss Black World New York State Modeling and Beauty Pageant. However, after a much-needed hiatus, she decided to take a break from performing to pursue other endeavors. As part of her business acumen, she worked at various entertainment and publishing companies, where she held creative positions in advertising, promotions, and marketing. Due to her creative vision, she has been involved in successful campaigns and launches on high-profile projects that range from music, books, television and film, such as: Star Jones Reynolds' Shine, Jack Welch's Winning, The Simpsons, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen's Disney, Mattel, Sweet 16, New York Minute, Kiefer Sutherland's 24, Eddie Murphy's I Spy, Alien vs. Predator, and Warner Bros. hit television show Gilmore Girls, to name a few.

Juanita Johnson [JUANITA] is also a respected humanitarian. With dual degrees in Human Services/Mental Health and Marketing, she has received numerous awards for her commitment to helping other aspiring artists and entrepreneurs, for whom she formed a successful creative services firm called G&J Consulting Services. Following her activist spirit, she is a member of the African American Outreach Advisory Group for the National Alliance on Mental Illness of New Jersey and is a strong advocate for fighting the stigma against mental illness. As part of her dedication to her mission, her company developed an initiative called AACT-NOW! (African American Community Takes New Outreach Worldwide). Showcasing her many talents and passions, she leads with her head and her heart.

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