Danny Johnson, Jr., Receives 2017 Outstanding Young Alumni Award

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Hartsville, S.C. – Feb. 3, 2017 – Danny Johnson, Jr., Coker College class of 2004, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Coker College Alumni Association’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award.

This prestigious award is given annually by the Coker College Alumni Association and presented to a graduate of the past 20 years who has already made significant achievements in his or her chosen profession and who shows exceptional potential for future accomplishments.

Johnson graduated with a B.S. in both business and history from Coker College and went on to receive a Master of Engineering degree from Clemson University.

Johnson is the vice president of and member of the board of directors for three companies: North Industrial Machine, Precision Components and Services and Sun Superior.  He is also a partner at Chafin, Johnson and Associates.  

In addition to his career, Johnson is actively involved in many civic and professional organizations, including The Grand Lodge of Ancient Free Masons of South Carolina, The Greater Hartsville Chamber of Commerce and Darlington County Progress. He volunteers with the Leadership and Entrepreneurship Advisory Council at Coker College, the South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the Machine Tool Advisory boards for the Darlington County School District and Florence-Darlington Technical College, and serves as a Board Member of the Architectural Review Board for the City of Hartsville.

Johnson lives in Hartsville with his wife, Brandy Timmons Johnson, and their two daughters.

Johnson’s award will be presented during Coker College’s homecoming weekend, February 10-12, 2017.


Release written by Media Relations Coordinator Elizabeth Coxe Hubbard.




Coker College is a student-focused, private liberal arts college located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coker combines round table, discussion-based learning with hands-on experiences to encourage active participation in and out of the classroom. A supportive, close-knit community prepares Coker students with the confidence and practical life skills they need to reach their personal best, in college and beyond.

Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 24 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as one of the Southeast's "Best Bang for the Buck" colleges.