Meet Arizona State’s MBA Class of 2018

Jordan Johnson

Arizona State University, W. P. Carey School of Business

Describe yourself in 15 words or less: An entrepreneur and marketing professional with a passion for innovative organizations that create social impact.

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

Fun Fact About Yourself: I was born in Germany! My family and I were there when the Berlin wall came down.

Undergraduate School and Major: Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, Journalism

Employers and Job Titles Since Graduation:

Inner Explorer, Marketing Manager

Jennifer Adams Brands, Inc., Marketing Coordinator

Arizona Republic and, Online Engagement Producer

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far: Overcoming fear and anxiety to take on new challenges… And coming to W. P. Carey, of course!

Looking back on your experience, what advice would you give to future business school applicants? My best advice would be to include some variation of mindfulness or meditation in your preparation and planning for the application process. Stress management is vitally important throughout the business school experience.

What led you to choose this program for your full-time MBA? I chose the Forward Focus MBA program at W. P. Carey because of the emphasis on community, agility and innovation, as well as the commitment to supporting students with entrepreneurial ideas.

Tell us about your dream job or dream employer at this point in your life? My dream job at this point in my life would be to build a business around helping others find employment and/or build their own business or social impact ventures.

What would you like your business school peers to say about you after you graduate from this program? I was able to help further their dreams and ambitions through the friendships and collaborations we formed here at the W. P. Carey School of Business.

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