Dr. Julius Johnson was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY in the Brownsville and Crown Heights neighborhoods. He attended Clara Barton High School for health professionals while starring in football for the Brooklyn Skyhawks. He received his bachelors of science, with a major in nursing from Binghamton University in 2005 and received his masters of science with a major in family nurse practitioner from Binghamton University in 2009, and his Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Miami in 2016. He currently specializes in home based primary care and transitional care. He has spent the past 10 years serving underserved communities and reducing hospital rates for at risk populations. He is a founding member of the Greater New York City Black Nurses Association and currently serves as the president. He is also the founding president of the Omega Nu chapter of Sigma Theta Tau international honor society at Long Island University Brooklyn. He is an assistant professor and director of the family nurse practitioner at Long Island University - Brooklyn. In 2018, he was recognized as one of the National Black Nurses Association’s 40 under 40 rising stars. In his spare time he serves as the defensive coordinator of the Brooklyn Skyhawks who are the current 12 & under defending champions of the New York City youth football league.