Career Spotlight: CJ Johnson ’07, Franchise Developer

By Purnell T. Cropper | August 19, 2011

Charles “CJ” Johnson ’07 developed his entrepreneur skills early. While grocery shopping with his mom, he’d buy candy in bulk and sell it to his friends during lunch. Today, Johnson’s turned his hunger for profits into a two-business venture. He serves as the Franchise Developer and Key Operations Manager for the Plato’s Closet stores in Springfield (Delaware County) and the brand-new one in Montgomeryville. Plato’s Closet is a national franchise that buys and sells the latest looks in brand-name, gently worn clothing and accessories for girls and guys. Learn more about his Plato’s Closet stores.