Make the impossible possible!
Johnny Waller Jr. is the C.E.O of The JLW Group L.L.C, JLW MediaTech L.L.C & Expungement Program Manager at the UMKC School of Law. When Mr. Waller is not working on his organizations, he works in the community on various social justice issues ranging from the reduction of violence to the civil restoration of second chance citizens rights. He has also worked to pass local and state legislation along with members of the community in an effort to build a united, more equitable Kansas City. Mr. Waller graduated with honors from Johnson County Community College with an associate degree in Business Administration. He also holds a Bachelor degree in Business Management and Master degree in Organizational Leadership and Development from Rockhurst University. In 2018, He was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma for academic excellence in business studies.
Mr. Waller is currently a board member with Synergy Services and Business Coach at G.I.F.T (Generating Income for Tomorrow) and serves on various committees throughout Kansas City including the GreenLight Fund, Minority Business Coalition and founder of the Rockhurst University Alumni Group Of Color. In Addition, he has attended many training programs including UMKC’s mini-law school, M.A.R. C’s Community Leadership training and Addictions Academy hosted by Lincoln University to name a few.
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“Empathy is not simply a matter of trying to imagine what others are going through, but having the will to muster enough courage to do something about it. In a way, empathy is predicated upon hope.”
― Cornel West
Be The Change Your Looking For!
“Life is like a game of chess. To win you have to make a move."
2 1/2 to 5 years & 18 months (Possession and Possession with Intent)Nebraska Department of Corrections
I think the picture says it all. I couldn’t see a future for myself back then and at some point I had lost all hope. Little did I know this would be the start of an incredible journey!
Associates DegreeJohnson County Community College (Civic Honors)
This was my first ever college degree! I never graduated high school so this was a major accomplishment in my journey.
Masters DegreeRockhurst University (3.98 G.P.A.)
I received a bachelors degree in Business Management and my masters degree in Organizational Leadership and Development. Both from Rockhurst University!
“I escaped the darkness of my nightmare’s by following the lights of my dreams.”
Johnny Waller Jr.
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