Sakaja Johnson Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Sakaja Johnson

Sakaja Johnson is a Kenyan politician who is currently serving as the Senator of Nairobi County. He has been in the seat since 2017, following his election on 8 August 2017 General Election in Kenya. 

Prior to that, he was the National Chairman of The National Alliance (TNA) until 9 September 2016 when the party merged with 12 others to form the Jubilee Party. He was also a nominated Member of Parliament (National Assembly), in office since 2017.
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Sakaja Johnson Profile

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Full name: Sakaja Arthur Johnson
Born: 2nd February 1985
Age: 36 years (2021)
Nationality: Kenyan
Education: University of Nairobi
Marital status: Married
Children: Two
Occupation: Politician
Net worth: Not available

Sakaja Johnson Biography and Educational Background

Sakaja Johnson was born on the 2nd of February, 1985. He is the lastborn in a family of three siblings and lost his mother died when he was just 9 years old. He had his primary education at Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School, after which he joined the Lenana School for his secondary education.

He subsequently enrolled at the prestigious University of Nairobi (UoN) after failing to raise the fees to join Harvard University despite passing the entry exams, where he graduated with a degree in Actuarial Science.

During his fourth year on campus, he set up a financial consultancy firm known as Arthur Johnson Consultants.

Career and Politics

Sakaja Johnson landed his first job at Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) at the age of 19. He, however, lost the job after one year. This obligated him to look for menial jobs such as working at his aunt's cyber café. He even tried singing at some point, but it wasn't successful. He also worked with a gospel music group called Mission Driven.

Sakaja Johnson's first step to politics was during his days in the university when he got elected as the vice-chair of the Actuarial Students Association. Shortly after, he was elected as the Chairman of the Student Organization of Nairobi University (SONU).

His first dalliance with national politics was in 2005, during the referendum for the then proposed constitution. He used his platform as a SONU leader to rally the youth at the Referendum. 

Thereafter, he joined the Kibaki team for the 2007 elections starting off as a driver before eventually becoming the director of the Vijana na Kibaki lobby group. At the election, where he took a lead role in vote tallying support for the Presidential Secretariat.

At the age of 26, he helped form The National Alliance (TNA) of which he became the Chairman. This was the party that the current Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta rode to electoral victory in 2013.

In the August 2017 General Elections, Sakaja was elected as the Senator of Nairobi County, a position he still holds to date.

Awards and Recognition

• Jacob Well Award 2016 (Men Impacting Differently)
• African Achievers Award Change-maker of the Year 2016

He is a member of the following professional associations:

• Kenya Young Parliamentarians Association (Chairman)
• Committee on Labor and Social Welfare (Chairman)
• Kenya National Private Security Workers Union (Executive Member)
• Committee on National Security, Defense and Foreign Relations (Vice-Chairman)
• Member of the Liaison Committee in the National Assembly
• Patron of AFC Leopards Football Club
• Patron of Kenya Professional Boxing Commission

Personal Life

Sakaja Johnson is happily married with two children. Not much is known about his children's names as he keeps them away from social media and public view.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Sakaja Johnson on:
Instagram @SakajaJohnson

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