Round 1 with C.J.

New Feature: “Round 1” (Commentary) by Christopher “C. J.” Johnson


One “round” in boxing is 3-minutes.  In today’s fast-paced world, that’s enough time to keep you up to date with news and relevant information from a progressive point-of-view.  

Round 1 with C.J.:

  • Makes you instantly knowledgeable
  • Is quick, easy and disseminates information that fits your busy lifestyle

About C.J.

I am the youngest columnist on this website.  When I say young, I mean young.  I started in this business interviewing celebrities when I was 10-years old.  I comment on sports, politics, current events and I write movie reviews.  

I’m the former co-host of The Legends of Inside Sports,” (YouTube) with legendary DC radio sports broadcaster and TV host Harold BellIn my spare time I am the Lead Guitarist for a band called The Courtland ExperimentYou can also follow me on Twitter and Instagram.

From top to bottom (left to right):  Photo #1:  Here I am with Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield at the NBA All Star Game in Washington, DC.  I was 10-years old.  Photo #2:  Here I am with former Heavyweight Boxer Biff Cline.  I interviewed Biff when I was 14-years old at the Black Men In office.  Photo #3:  Here I am with the legendary sports broadcaster and political activist Harold Bell in the Press Box in 2018 at the Capital One Arena covering the Washington Wizards.  Photo #4:  Here I am with Super Bowl XXII winning Quarterback and MVP Doug Williams at an awards ceremony.  I think I was about 16-years old in this photo.

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