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Signature Memphis | JUly 2019

Photo by Steve Roberts

Ben Johnson

Team Manager for the Memphis Redbirds

Hometown: Memphis, TN

Favorite Song(s): “Purple Rain” and “Solsbury Hil”

Your Lucky Charm: A Buckeye

Your Best Quality: Self-evaluator

A Nonliving Celebrity/Role Model You Would Invite to Dinner:  Steve McNair

Your Favorite Memphis “Thang”: Memphis in May

Favorite Place to Travel: San Francisco

Best Memphis Hangout: Beale Street

First Car You Owned: 1986 Chevy Silverado

Place You Go to Think: The gym

Favorite Southern Idiom: “Make hay while the sun shines”

Best Advice You Ever Got: Work hard, help others, and have fun

Your Most Annoying Habit: Being judgmental

The Highlight of Your Day: Spending time with family

Proudest Moment(s) of Your Life: Getting married, having children, and becoming a Major Leaguer

Who Would Play You in a Movie: Samuel L. Jackson

Something You’ll Never Live Down: Not making more time for family during playing career

One Goal You’d Still Like to Accomplish: Paying off my house