Sherard A. Johnson, a native of Washington, D.C., was born to the proud parents Ronald M. Johnson (deceased) and Jean E. Carter-Johnson. Sherard accepted the call to the gospel ministry at twenty-three years of age and is the founder of “The Reach” College Ministry at The River Church in Durham, NC under the leadership of Pastor Ronald L. Godbee.  He is a graduate of Shaw University in Raleigh, NC with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications. Sherard is currently pursuing a Masters of Education with a concentration in Higher Education Administration to further equip himself to serve the present age, and rightly divide the word of truth.

As a Mentor/inspirational speaker, Sherard served as Vice President of External Affairs for the Student Government Association (Shaw University), President of The Delta Gamma Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity Inc., Founder and Leader of  “Ministry Called Mentorship” (MCM) under the umbrella of Shaw University, Master of Ceremony for the NAACP Annual Session Youth & College Division banquet, and a host of others all in which were instrumental in providing inspiration to young adults through his very being and in creating a space of possibility in helping those to evolve and move into that possibility.


Sherard currently serves as an 8th grade English/Language Arts teacher and Head Women’s Varsity Basketball Coach in Durham, North Carolina. He is also a volunteer high-school basketball coach for the Durham Police Department Athletic Leagues (PAL), where he provides an interest in keeping young urban men and women off of the streets. 


Huge on partnerships, Sherard has afforded multiple opportunities for RNS Sports to partner with some outstanding corporations in year one, some include but are not limited to: The City of Durham, The Durham Police Department, Durham Public Schools, The River Church, Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, The North Carolina Department of Transportation and so many more!


An accomplished leader, Mr. Johnson is the founder of Ron N Shoot (RNS) Sports, Inc., a premiere sports organization located in North Carolina dedicated to providing young boys and girls with constructive activities, which in turn helps to reduce the crime rate in the communities in which it serves. The goal is to put the kids of his organization in position to receive college scholarships. Sherard has committed his life and his organization to making sure that the youth of this generation are: “Changed, Empowered, and turned into Servants.” 


Since Founding Ron N Shoot (RNS) Sports, Inc, the organization has grown from 10 children to over 100 children and their parents, & 10 coaches, in which Sherard Johnson provides spiritual covering and guidance over. During RNS Sports' 1st year of service, 2017, 100% of the High School seniors went on to play collegiate basketball on athletic scholarship!


Sherard A. Johnson is a man after God's own heart!  He is a selfless young man, full of wisdom, a prophet to this generation, and a great visionary. Johnson believes his next move is to the nations. He operates under a prophetic, evangelistic, and teaching anointing; causing him to be a much sought after speaker, conference speaker, lecturer, and workshop facilitator. His life and ministry bear witness to the mercy, grace, love, AND most of all, POWER of God!