Boots, barbecue, blue jeans and beans are meeting up with politics once again in Franklin.
State Senator Jack Johnson (R-TN-23) is holding his 12th annual “Boots & Jeans, BBQ & Beans” event Sunday at 4 p.m. at The Factory In Franklin.
- State Senator Randy McNally (R-TN-05), lieutenant governor
- U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-07), Republican nominee for U.S. Senate
- Bill Lee, Republican nominee for governor
- State Senator Dr. Mark Green (R-TN-22), Republican nominee for Congress
- Brandon Ogles, Republican nominee for State House District 61
- State Representative Glen Casada (R-TN-63)
- State Representative Sam Whitson (R-TN-65)
Speaking about the event, Johnson said, “I am thrilled and honored to be able host my 12th annual Boots & Jeans, BBQ & Beans event. My family and I look forward to this all year and seeing all of our friends and neighbors come together for a family-friendly afternoon of BBQ and live music.”
Event details and tickets are available here.
Johnson has lived in Middle Tennessee since graduating from Texas State University with a degree in education, according to his biography.
He and his wife Deanna, the Circuit Court judge for the 21st Judicial District, live in Franklin with their three children. They attend Grace Chapel Church.
Johnson has over 20 years of hands-on experience in the financial industry. In late 2015, he began work for an internet start-up company in Brentwood called Takl. Called the “Uber for odd jobs,” Takl is an on-demand mobile platform that connects self-employed providers with users who need chores and small jobs done.
The 23rd District includes all of Williamson County.
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Jason M. Reynolds has more than 20 years’ experience as a journalist at outlets of all sizes.