Kevin Maurice Johnson (born March 4, 1966) is the current mayor of Sacramento, the capital city of the U.S. state of California, and the husband of Michelle Rhee. Elected in 2008 and reelected in 2012, Johnson is the first African American to serve in that office.

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  • Kevin Maurice Johnson (born March 4, 1966) is the current mayor of Sacramento, the capital city of the U.S. state of California, and the husband of Michelle Rhee. Elected in 2008 and reelected in 2012, Johnson is the first African American to serve in that office. Prior to entering politics, Johnson was a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA), playing point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Phoenix Suns.During his 12-year playing career, Johnson was a three times NBA All-Star and four-time second team All-NBA selection, along with holding numerous records for the Phoenix Suns organization. At the University of California, Berkeley, Johnson was named a two-time All-Pac-10 Conference player and an honorable-mention All-American by the Associated Press.Johnson has a B.A. in Political Science from U.C. Berkeley that he completed after his initial retirement from the NBA. Since founding St. HOPE in 1989, Johnson has been active in education reform. As Mayor, Johnson launched two education initiatives, Stand UP and Sacramento READS!, to benefit students in Sacramento. Johnson also helped to save the Sacramento Kings basketball team from moving to Anaheim, and later, Seattle. (en)
  • Kevin Maurice Johnson (born March 4, 1966) is the current mayor of Sacramento, California, and the husband of Michelle Rhee. Elected in 2008 and reelected in 2012, Johnson is the first African American to serve in that office. Prior to entering politics, Johnson was a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA), a point guard for both the Cleveland Cavaliers in his rookie year, then the Phoenix Suns for the next twelve seasons of his NBA career.During his 12-year playing career, Johnson was a three times NBA All-Star and four-time second team All-NBA selection, along with holding numerous records for the Phoenix Suns organization. At the University of California, Berkeley, Johnson was named a two-time All-Pac-10 Conference player and an honorable-mention All-American by the Associated Press.Johnson has a B.A. in Political Science from U.C. Berkeley that he completed after his initial retirement from the NBA. Since founding St. HOPE in 1989, Johnson has been active in education reform. As Mayor, Johnson launched two education initiatives, Stand UP and Sacramento READS!, to benefit students in Sacramento. Johnson also helped to save the Sacramento Kings basketball team from moving to Anaheim, and later, Seattle. (en)
  • Kevin Maurice Johnson (born March 4, 1966) is an American former professional basketball player and Democratic Party politician who served as the 55th Mayor of Sacramento, California. He is the husband of educator Michelle Rhee. Elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2012, Johnson is the first African American to serve as Mayor of Sacramento. Prior to entering politics, Johnson was a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Johnson played point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers during a portion of his rookie year, and for the Phoenix Suns for the remainder of his NBA career.During his 12-year playing career, Johnson was a three-time NBA All-Star and four-time second team All-NBA selection, and held numerous records for the Phoenix Suns organization. At the University of California, Berkeley, Johnson was named a two-time All-Pac-10 Conference player and an honorable-mention All-American by the Associated Press.Johnson holds a B.A. in Political Science from U.C. Berkeley that he completed after his initial retirement from the NBA. Since founding St. HOPE in 1989, Johnson has been active in education reform. As Mayor of Sacramento, Johnson launched two education initiatives--Stand UP and Sacramento READS!--to benefit students in Sacramento. Johnson also helped to deter the Sacramento Kings basketball team from moving to Anaheim, and, later, to Seattle, Washington. (en)
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  • * 3× NBA All-Star * 4× All-NBA Second Team * All-NBA Third Team * NBA Most Improved Player * J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award * No. 7 retired by Phoenix Suns * 2× First-team All-Pac-10 * No. 11 retired by University of California (en)
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  • Kevin Maurice Johnson (born March 4, 1966) is the current mayor of Sacramento, the capital city of the U.S. state of California, and the husband of Michelle Rhee. Elected in 2008 and reelected in 2012, Johnson is the first African American to serve in that office. (en)
  • Kevin Maurice Johnson (born March 4, 1966) is the current mayor of Sacramento, California, and the husband of Michelle Rhee. Elected in 2008 and reelected in 2012, Johnson is the first African American to serve in that office. (en)
  • Kevin Maurice Johnson (born March 4, 1966) is an American former professional basketball player and Democratic Party politician who served as the 55th Mayor of Sacramento, California. He is the husband of educator Michelle Rhee. Elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2012, Johnson is the first African American to serve as Mayor of Sacramento. Prior to entering politics, Johnson was a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). (en)
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