Name : Johnnie Porter
Board Title : Executive Director/President
Favorite Book : Bible
Favorite Music Artist: Music Soul Child
Enid Favorite : PJ’s Family Affair Salon
Johnnie was born in Chicago, IL and raised in Enid, OK. He graduated from Enid High School in 1988. He received a basketball scholarship to Kaskaskia College in Centralia, IL, where he graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Arts in 1990.
He later attended Vernon’s School of Cosmetology and received a license in 1996, prompting him to open PJ’s Family Affair Salon with his mother Mary Porter aka Ms. Pinky. Together, they have served the Enid community for 20 years. Johnnie received Business Man of the Year Award in 2008 by Westside Church of God in Christ.
He is a member of Enid Masonic Lodge #29. He is involved in the community by serving as board member for Booker T Washington Community Center and Southern Heights Community Center.
His profession inspires him to give back to the youth with free haircuts and was awarded: The Diversity Award 2017 by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission.