Dre Johnson, is a Master of Social Work from Florida Atlantic University. He was awarded the Provost Fellowship designed to financially assist outstanding graduate students in conducting research with tenured Professors. Dre was also awarded the Minority Fellowship by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) along with 40 other top performing scholars nationwide. He served as a School Social Worker and Diversity Facilitator at one of NY's best schools for urban education. The experienced lobbyist, educator and advocate has already published his own research and is working on two more publications today. Dre Johnson will be presenting at the NASW National Conference June 13-15 in Orlando, FL.
Dre Johnson, born and raised in Rochester, NY graduated from the country's lowest graduating district for Black and Latino males at an abysmal 9%. Now he is a member of the nation's largest National Honor Society for Social Workers. He studied African & African-American Studies at the University of Ghana in West Africa. Dre is passionate about working with youth and families as well as educating faculty and staff on topics of mental health, equity, inclusion.
What's Next for Dre?
Dre is looking to obtain a career in either education or mental health field. His goal is to become a private practitioner, author, and guest lecturer.