Kent Johnson
Co-founder of Black & Abroad//Host of UNGENTRIFIED: The Podcast

Kent Johnson is the co-founder of Black & Abroad (weareblackandabroad.com), a company dedicated to international luxury and adventure experiences for black travelers. Since 2015, he has committed himself to empowering others in his community to travel the world through shedding light on the journeys of expats and travelers of color, using Black & Abroad as the medium for influence. Through Black & Abroad, he also partners with brands to create authentic and organic campaigns for the millennial consumer. His ultimate goal is to increase the number of passport holders (and users) within the black community and to educate children and young adults about the benefits of seeing the world. Due to his background in branding and culture strategy, Kent has been invited to speak in spaces across the country, such as the United Nations & MasterCard on topics such as social media branding & digital marketing, diversity & inclusion, the travel habits of millennials, the spending styles of African-American consumers, entrepreneurship, the state of blackness in America & abroad, and technology in travel. Kent has been published in The Huffington Post & Cassius Magazine, been featured in Black Enterprise, Ebony, MIC, Rolling Out Magazine, VICE & Creative Loafing, and named one of the 100 most influential African-Americans of 2017 by The Root. Kent graduated from Morgan State University with a B.A. in English and earned his Juris Doctorate from the Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta, where he currently resides and also run a boutique firm dedicated to assisting small businesses & freelancers with legal matters. In his spare time, Kent dabbles in photography, bourbon tasting, deejaying, Netflix binges and hosts UNGENTRIFIED (ungentrifiedpodcast.com), a podcast on current events & topics related to the black community. You can learn more about Kent at kentwjohnson.com