Company

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Philosophy

We're Experts

Our team of trained and experienced experts share a firm commitment to strengthening urban and underserved communities, which has resulted in unmatched success for our clients and partners.

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We Over Deliver

Magic Johnson Enterprises takes pride, enthusiasm and dedication in everything we do, extending beyond expectations to deliver the maximum impact in every endeavor.

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We're Rooted in Service

We personify and manifest the mission of Magic Johnson Enterprises within each project and partnership we execute.

We have a proven formula

With over 30 years of excellence, our team has leveraged an understanding of key cultural nuances, growth potential, and progressive trends to accelerate the advancement of multicultural communities.

Our
Team

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 valued at an estimated $1 billion dollars. Since retiring from the NBA over 20 years ago, the legendary basketball star has morphed into...

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Kawanna Brown

Chief Operating Officer

Kawanna Brown is Chief Operating Officer of Magic Johnson Enterprises, the umbrella organization for all Magic Johnson-related businesses. As such, she is responsible for operational and strategic leadership of the organization, business development, negotiations, licensing, endorsements and asset acquisitions.

Mrs. Brown...

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Eric Holoman

Operating Partner

Mr. Holoman is the Operating Partner of Magic Johnson Enterprises (MJE) and oversees the company's day-to-day operations of its largest portfolio companies including acting as President of EquiTrust, MJE's $17 billion dollar life and annuity business, Managing Partner of JLC...

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Christina Francis

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications

In January 2014, Christina Francis was named the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Magic Johnson Enterprises. Ms. Francis will oversee all marketing and communications for Magic Johnson Enterprises and work across all business assets to manage the brand. Read More

Sheila Ewing

Vice President of Finance and Operations

In this capacity, Sheila oversees the financial logistics for ten different entities of the organization. This includes planning and managing various budgets, payroll and daily interactions with partners to ensure transactions are processed timely and efficiently. She also oversees the...

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Our
History

Earvin “Magic” Johnson invests in Uncharted Play, a startup company that makes toys that also generate small amounts of electricity, a technology that can be used to power small electronics.

2016

Earvin “Magic” Johnson invests in ShotTracker, a company that makes wearable technology for basketball players that helps teams and individuals track player and ball movem

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 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 Walker & Company brands, the company that makes health & beauty simple for people of color by developing products and services tailored to their needs.

2015

Earvin 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

A group led by Earvin “Magic” Johnson purchases the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks.

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

Earvin becomes controlling shareholder of Equitrust Life Insurance Co.

2014

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

2013

Magic Johnson Speaks to the Disney Imagineering Staff.

2013

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

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

2011

Magic announces plans to bring the NFL back to Los Angeles

2011

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

Magic Johnson becomes a spokesperson for Lincoln Motors

2003

Magic 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

Magic 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

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 was formed

1991

Magic 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

Magic invests in two Colorado radio stations and opens Magic's 32 retail store

1981