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The Cast: A Spotlight on HOWARDWood’s Special Guest

Jelani Johnson

May Sister Entertainment is excited to have Jelani Johnson at this year’s the Business of “Show” Bootcamp and Roundtable Discussion. 

Jelani Johnson is a talent manager at Generate. Johnson is a graduate of Columbia University where he double-majored in History and Anthropology. After briefly working at the Creative Artists Agency, Johnson transitioned to management in 2010. His client list includes actors, comedians, writers and directors. In addition to his work in entertainment, Johnson also serves on the Board of Directors (as Vice-President) for The HERO Institute Foundation. This non-profit organization provides research, data and analysis to organizations whose actions affect African American youth ages 12-25. Their mission is to cultivate social inclusion, leadership development and high quality intergenerational connections.