Special congratulations to our dear friend Lendale Johnson for his many accomplishments in the world and becoming an awesome example of what hard work, dedication, and determination can do, and how far it can take you.
Lendale is currently a professional U.S. tennis player in Chicago on the International Tennis Federation, an actor, international model, part-time tennis coach.
His talents have been recognized by award winning producer/director “Lee Daniels” after Lendale was cast in the pilot episode for Fox TV’s new Hip-Hop Series “Empire,” which debuted in January 2015. He was auctioned off in Chicago, IL at the “Fifty Shades of Grey” celebrity charity auction for American Heart Association. He loves helping out the community as much as possible if time permits!
Fashion icon “Tyra Banks” acknowledged Lendale in 2014 after his interview with channel CW7 for America’s Next Top Model Cycle 21, a dream come true for many inspiring models around the world. This year he signed autographs in his hometown for a 5K Homeless charity walk, and volunteered for iconic brand Lacoste at Grant Park to support xs tennis facility’s “Day Of Play.” He also was asked to present awards this fall at the Equanimity Awards Benefit Gala in Texas where he met HBO’s “Gregg Daniel” from TrueBlood.
We would say keep your eye on LJ, he is a shaker and a mover a true Designer Original reppin his originality!