Jared lives in Denison and has ten years in the healthcare industry.
He is currently a director of special projects and durable medical equipment with the Universal Health Services of Texoma, the corporate face of the new Texoma Medical Center.
is a 1999 Summa Cum Laude graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University
in Durant with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance.
Johnson is the chairman of the board of the Denison Young Professionals Group, and also serves on the boards of the Texoma Area Paratransit System (TAPS) where he is on the executive committee and the Texoma Council of Governments (TCOG).
In 2005, Denison voters elected Johnson to the city council for a three-year term, and beginning in May 2007, he served a one-year stint as Mayor Pro-Tem.
was reelected in May 2008.