In a small ceremony, on Monday, December 19, Ken-Patrick Johnson, a lifelong resident of Huntington, earned his honorary badge.
Johnson graduated from Harborfields High School in 2003 and later pursued a degree in business management at Five Towns College.
He is currently the owner and CEO of Everflow Auto Group Incorporated, where he uses his business management expertise and experience working for Volkswagen and Porsche to run a top-quality automotive concierge service specializing in repair and collision services.
A natural leader, he is a graduate of the Parent Leadership Institute, which provides skills and training for civic engagement, as well as the Leadership Huntington Community Leadership Program, where participants examine complex problems facing the community while developing quality leadership skills.
Johnson strands in strong support of law enforcement and improving relationships with our communities across Long Island. He is a graduate of the FBI-NY Citizens Academy Community Leadership Program and serves as Vice President of the Suffolk County Civilian Police Academy Alumni Association and as a Community Advisory Board Member with the office Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon.
“I am beyond honored and grateful to have been provided this opportunity to SERVE by the best damn Sheriff in NYS!!,” said Johnson, 37. “I will work diligently in my capacity as a special deputy to carry out the agenda/initiatives of Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr. and his executive staff at the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office.”
In addition to his work with law enforcement, Johnson is deeply rooted in Huntington and committed to enhancing the quality of life for all residents. He serves as a Member of the HIA-LI, he is a Community Advisor for the Huntington Station Business Improvement District and he continues to be an active member of the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce. He also sits on the Board of Trustees at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, the Gateway Gardens Oversight Committee, Renaissance Downtown’s Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) Committee, and the Greenlawn Civic Association, and is currently Chairperson of the Town of Huntington’s African American Task Force. He is a member of Huntington Public Library’s OP/ED and Harborfields Public Library’s Global Viewpoints Think Tanks and is an Executive Committee Member for the Huntington Station Community Conversations Public Forum.
Johnson is looking to use his private sector skills and relationships with business personnel, civic groups and community leaders to help organizations, businesses and individuals navigate government bureaucracy and the political climate to address the important issues facing them.