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It's not whether you can become successful...it's how many people can you help become successful.

Earvin Johnson

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Earvin “Magic” Johnson is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magic Johnson Enterprises, an investment conglomerate that provides high-quality products and services that focus primarily on ethnically diverse and underserved urban communities. Having left the basketball court for the...

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Kawanna Brown

Chief Operating Officer

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Christina Francis

President

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Sheila Ewing

Vice President, Finance & Operations

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Our
History

Earvin "Magic" Johnson, in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, receives first COVID-19 vaccination to encourage those in minority communities to get vaccinated.

2021

Earvin "Magic" Johnson appointed to Fanatics Board of Directors.

2021

Earvin "Magic" Johnson teams up with OneTeam Partners, LLC helping athletes maximize the value of their name, image, and likeness rights.

2020

Selena Cuffe named President of Johnson's food services and facilities management company, SodexoMAGIC.

2020

Earvin "Magic" Johnson partners with Uncle Bud's, a hemp & CBD based product brand that offers pain relief solutions, skincare & personal care products.

2020

Developed and produced by XTR, H.wood Media, NSV and Delirio Films, Earvin “Magic” Johnson announces upcoming documentary series giving an in-depth look into his life.

2020

Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s EquiTrust Life Insurance Co. provides $325 million in capital to fund loans through the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program for minority and women-owned businesses.

2020

The Los Angeles Dodgers win the 2020 World Series Championship.

2020

Christina Francis named President of Magic Johnson Enterprises.

2019

Earvin "Magic" Johnson resigns as President of Basketball Operations for Los Angeles Lakers and resumes role as Chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises.

2019

Team Liquid makes history as they become the second team to complete the Intel Grand Slam, winning its fourth ESL or Dreamhack Masters in a little more than two months.

2019

Team Liquid beats 100 Thieves to win NA LCS Spring Split.

2018

JLC Infrastructure, a joint venture comprising Magic Johnson Enterprises and Loop Capital Markets LLC, and partners begin work on Denver International Airport Great Hall project.

2018

Banc of California Stadium, home to Johnson’s MLS team LAFC, opens to the public. LAFC inaugurates the new state-of-the-art facility with a victory versus the Seattle Sounders.

2018

Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in Naturade, a company committed to reversing diabetes and diet related diseases in underserved communities with clean natural products.

2018

Earvin "Magic" Johnson is named President of Basketball Operations for the Los Angeles Lakers.

2017

Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in Superheroic, a company that encourages, enables and enhances pure physical play for every child in the world through a data-informed sneaker.

2017

JLC Infrastructure, a joint venture comprising Magic Johnson Enterprises and Loop Capital Markets LLC, and Delta team with Gov. Cuomo in $8 billion rebuild of LaGuardia Airport.

2017

Uncharted Power was founded in 2011 on the idea that embedded power systems can serve as the foundation for ubiquitous renewable energy access.

2016

Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in mitú, the Latino-fueled media brand and digital network that connects thousands of Latin content creators with viewers around the world.

2016

Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in ShotTracker, a company that makes wearable technology for basketball players that helps track player and ball movement.

2016

Earvin "Magic" Johnson partners with South Carolina State to raise $2.5 million for endowed scholarship.

2016

Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in Topgolf, a global sports entertainment company headquartered in Dallas, Texas with locations in the U.S., U.K., Australia, Mexico and Dubai.

2016

Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in SonicEnergy (formerly uBeam), a U.S. company that is developing a wireless charging system that is designed to work via ultrasound.

2016

The Los Angeles Sparks win 2016 WNBA Championship.

2016

Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in Walker & Co. brands, the company that makes health & beauty simple for people of color by developing products/services tailored to their needs.

2015

Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in Jopwell, a diversity and hiring recruiting platform dedicated to helping blacks, Hispanics and Native American get jobs in the tech industry.

2015

Earvin “Magic” Johnson invests in Skydio, the leading United States drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight.

2015

Earvin "Magic" Johnson becomes controlling shareholder of Equitrust Life Insurance Co.

2014

The Major League Soccer franchise the Los Angeles Football Club is announced and Earvin "Magic" Johnson is a member of the ownership group.

2014

A group led by Earvin "Magic" Johnson purchases the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.

2014

Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in and becomes a Board Member of Hero Ventures. The Marvel Experience, a premier touring experience that features a dynamic 4D motion ride.

2014

Earvin "Magic" Johnson speaks to the Disney Imagineering Staff.

2013

Magic Johnson Bridgescape Launches "Friends Of Magic" a program dedicated to high school dropout recovery and prevention.

2013

Earvin "Magic" Johnson joins Guggenheim Baseball Management to purchase the Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Club.

2012

Magic Johnson Enterprises announces the launch of a new tv network 'ASPiRE.'

2012

Earvin "Magic" Johnson announces plans to bring the NFL back to Los Angeles.

2011

Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in Vibe Holdings, LLC becoming Chairman, focusing on Vibe, Uptown and Soul Train.

2011

Earvin "Magic" Johnson sells his Starbucks shares.

2010

Magic Johnson Enterprises partners with Aon.

2009

The Yucaipa Johnson fund is formed.

2008

Magic Johnson Enterprises partners with Best Buy.

2008

Magic Johnson Enterprises partners with Aetna to promote health and wellness in urban communities.

2008

Magic Johnson Enterprises partners with Adecco and launches Magic Workforce Solutions.

2008

Magic Johnson Enterprises partners with Sodexo and forms SodexoMagic.

2006

Magic Johnson Enterprises partners with Cadbury Schweppes.

2005

Magic Johnson Enterprises partners with Burger King Corporation and opens 29 restaurants.

2004

Earvin "Magic" Johnson becomes a spokesperson for Lincoln Motors.

2003

Earvin "Magic" Johnson partners with 24 Hour Fitness.

2001

Johnson Development Corporation partners with Washington Mutual Home Loan Centers.

2001

Johnson Development Corporation partners with Fatburger.

2001

Johnson Development Corp. partnered with Canyon Capital realty Advisors LLC and formed Canyon Johnson Urban Fund.

2001

Earvin "Magic" Johnson purchases a share of the Dayton Dragons with Mandalay Bay Sports. The Dayton Dragons are a minor league affiliate team of the Cincinnati Reds.

2000

Magic Johnson Productions executive produces Passing Glory.

1999

Earvin "Magic" announces an acquisition of majority interest in Founders National Bank, forming JJP Partnership.

1998

Johnson development Corporation partners with Carlson Restaurant Worldwide and opens Magic Johnson TGI Friday's.

1998

Johnson Development partners with Starbucks Coffee Company to create Urban Coffee Opportunities.

1998

The first UCO Starbucks store opens in Ladera Heights, CA.

1998

Magic Johnson Entertainment is created and includes film, television, publishing and animation domains.

1997

Johnson Development partners with Victor McFarlane to create Johnson Development CalPers- a real estate acquisition and management company.

1996

Johnson Development Corporation partners with Sony Retail Entertainment to create Magic Johnson Theatres. They opened their first state-of-the-art 12 screen multiplex in Los Angeles.

1995

Johnson Development Corporation begins.

1992

Magic Johnson Foundation is formed.

1991

Earvin "Magic" Johnson partners with Earl G. Graves Sr. to purchase a Pepsi-Cola distributorship. Graves served as chairman and CEO and Johnson as Executive Vice President.

1990

Magic Johnson Enterprises is formed.

1987

Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in two Colorado radio stations and opens Magic's 32 retail store.

1981