J.J, a business leader in Rome Ga and the Floyd County community and is now a small business owner of the Smoothie King franchise. Moving here from Houston, Texas, J.J. served the public as a law enforcement officer.

He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Houston and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas Southern University.  He and his wife, Dr. Bridgett Dingle, Neonatologist at Floyd Medical Center have been very active in the Rome community.

His community activities include:

*Board Member of Rome Floyd Chamber of Commerce
* Rome City School Partner
* Leadership Rome 36 Graduate
*Leadership Georgia 2020
* High School Leadership Rome Volunteer
*Murder Mystery Theatre for Floyd Against Drugs
* Boy’s and Girls’ s Club Board
*  Committee Member- Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
* 100 Black Men Member and donor to 100 Black Men and Distinguished Gentlemen
* Can-A-Thon For Community Kitchen Regional Donor
* Donates % of sales to the Giving Kitchen Organization.

Nominated by Jeanne Krueger “J.J. lights up every room he enters and has the ability to put everyone at ease. He is a servant leader by example”