KELSEY JOHNSON
JJSG Youth Advisory Council Coordinator

If you do not go after go after what you want, you will never have it. If you do not ask, the answer will always be NO. If you do not step forward, you will always be in the same place.” – Nora Roberts

Kelsey is the JJSG Youth Advisory Council Coordinator. She is responsible for the leadership development of 30 formerly system-involved youth through the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Kelsey originally found her passion for this work about five years ago when she joined the Baltimore City Youth Commission. She began advocating for youth around Baltimore City in the areas of Health & Human Services, Education, Recreation and Mentoring, and Youth Violence Prevention.

In her spare time, Kelsey takes every opportunity to advance women’s empowerment.

Kelsey is an expert in laughing too hard and dancing like nobody’s looking.