First Responder: Vaughn M. Johnson Jr. (Calvert)
Corporal Vaughn “Jay” Johnson was born and raised in Calvert County, Maryland. He attended Calvert County public schools and graduated from Calvert High School.
Corporal Johnson has a storied history in law enforcement that includes 6 years at the FBI, 2 1/2 years for the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and over 22 years for the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. During his time as a Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy, Corporal Johnson has worked on the Drug Enforcement Unit, the Warrant Unit and currently serves as a School Resource Officer. Vaughn currently resides in Calvert County with his wife and has 3 children and 2 grandchildren.Corporal Johnson steadfastly believes in giving back to the community and continues to devote his free time to community programs, causes and the mentorship of Calver County’s youth. His volunteer experiences include:
• 1990-92 Calvert High school varsity boys’ basketball
• 2000-04 Calvert Middle School boys’ basketball
• 2013 Calvert Tee Ball
• 2013-15 Prince Frederick Eagles youth tackle football assistant coach 6U & 7U
• 2015-present Solomons Steelers youth tackle football assistant coach 7U, 8U, 9U, 10U, 11U and 14U 2013-present Calvert Youth Flag football assistant coach
• 2016-present Calvert Steelers travel Flag assistant coach
• 2017-2019 Calvert County parks n rec boys’ basketball Huntingtown High School BROs mentoring group
• Calvert Middle School JR MAC scholar mentoring group
• End Hunger food deliveriesCorporal Johnson was selected for the Governor’s Service Award in the 2021 First Responder category. Watch a clip of him in action on YouTube!