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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 23 February 1983Carthage, Texas, USA
Height 5' 9½" (1.77 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Derek Wayne Johnson is a director, writer, producer and owner of AJ16 Entertainment, a production company specializing in feature films and documentaries. After film school at Stephen F. Austin State University he got his start by directing and acting in independent films in Texas and Louisiana, eventually making his way to California.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trade Mark (1)

Includes shots of bodies of water in most of his films

Trivia (4)

His production company, AJ16 Entertainment, was formed in honor of his late brother Adam. AJ for his initials and 16 for his favorite sports number.
Graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Influenced by friend and mentor John G. Avildsen, director of Rocky (1976) and The Karate Kid (1984), two of Derek's favorite films of all time.
Received a Commendation by the City of Los Angeles for his documentary John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs (2017) and its association with The Karate Kid (1984) legacy.

Personal Quotes (1)

Sounds corny, but just follow your dream if making movies is what you want to do.

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