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Signature Memphis | August 2018

Photo by Steve Roberts

John Elkington

President Elkington Real Estate Group

Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Favorite Song: “How Do You Like Me Now” by Toby Keith

Your Lucky Charm: Winston Churchill dollar

Your Best Quality: Persistence

A Nonliving Celebrity/Role Model You Would Invite to Dinner: Teddy Roosevelt

Your Favorite Memphis “Thang”: The Rendezvous

Favorite Place to Travel: Napa Valley, St. Helena, California

Best Memphis Hangout: Rum Boogie Cafe

First Car You Owned: Mustang

Place You Go to Think: Wilson Chapel at Christ Methodist Church

Favorite Southern Idiom: “Fish or cut bait”

Best Advice You Ever Got: To become a real estate developer

Your Most Annoying Habit: Interrupting people when they are talking

The Highlight of Your Day: Having a glass of wine with my wife, Valerie, when I get home

Proudest Moment of Your Life: Graduating from Vanderbilt and when my children were born 

Who Would Play You in a Movie: Russell Crowe

One Goal You’d Still Like to Accomplish: Complete Inspiration Landing Development in the Shoals (northwest Alabama)