The purpose of The Danny Kendall Johnson Foundation is to publicize and provide vital information in regards to programs that we support across this region. We will continue to support through scholarships and educational summits.


One of the goals of The Danny Kendall Johnson Foundation is to work toward changing Alabama State Law Section 13A-6-4 of the Code of Alabama from its current status to increase the penalties for such a crime.

The Founders

Susan Johnson is the Chief Executive Officer with The Danny Kendall Johnson Foundation.  Susan Johnson is an accomplished system/software engineer with over 30 years of experience with the Department of Defense (DoD).  Susan’s civil service career began as a computer programmer with the U.S. Geological Survey with subsequent completion of a Product/Production Engineering intern program which was her entry into a rewarding DoD career.  Susan has accomplished various technical and managerial roles involving functional areas in production engineering, configuration management, software management, software quality assurance, software process engineering and contract oversight.

Susan earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Alabama and a MS in Systems Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School.

Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

Danny K. Johnson is the Chief Executive Officer, Emeritus with The Danny Kendall Johnson Foundation.

Danny brings a wealth of expertise and experience to the Foundation.  He has served as an Ombudsman in the Mayor’s office for the City of Birmingham, AL and as lead logistics planner for select classified programs within the US Department of Defense.

For over twenty-five year, Danny has coached and mentored student athletes within the Birmingham City Schools and Huntsville City Schools system.  Danny has tapped a vast and varied network of resources to spur community engagement and has garnered support from several states to help provide exposure of the Danny Kendal Johnson Foundation.

Danny earned a B.A.  degree in Political Science from Miles College and graduated from the School of Engineering and Logistics, Texarkana, TX.

Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc

Author of  “I Wish I Knew

About Danny

First Team All City • First Team All Region • All State Quarterback
North-South All Star Scholarship Alabama A&M • Team Player of the Week
FCS National Player of the Week • Magic City Classic

Executive Advisory Board

Susan S. Johnson – Chief Executive Officer
Danny K. Johnson – Chief Executive Officer Emeritus
DeVon K. Johnson – Executive VP of Athletics
Desmond K. Johnson – Chief Financial Officer
Carlos Smiley – Executive Administrative Assistant
Chana Johnson – Executive VP

Advisory Board

Richard & Lisa Johnson – Houston, Tx
Michael & Robbie Davis – Huntsville, Al
Carlos & Wendy Smiley – Atlanta, Ga
Christopher & Briona Myers – Atlanta, Ga
Kenneth & Madison Betts – Huntsville, Al
Archie & Stella Johnson – Montgomery,  Al


Devon Karl Johnson

Executive Vice President of Athletics & Commissioner, The Danny Kendall Johnson Foundation.

Graduated J.O Johnson High School
2014-2015, Alabama A&M University
2019 Graduate, Tennessee State University
– BS, Human Performance and Health Science
2021 Graduate of Corporate University Huntsville Hospital
– Surgical Technology

Desmond Kyle Johnson

Chief Financial Officer, The Danny Kendall Johnson Foundation

Graduated J.O. Johnson high School
2019 Graduate, Tennessee State University
B.S. Business Administration; Minor Entrepreneurship
Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc

Mrs. Robbie Davis

Executive Administrative Assistant, The Danny Kendall Johnson Foundation

Mrs. Robbie Johnson Davis is from Birmingham,  Alabama. She worked for over 30 years as a supervisor for the Birmingham City And Parks Recreation.