Empire’s guest star Lendale Johnson Earns Extraordinary People Awards

Lendale Johnson will be a recipient of the Outstanding Celebrity Tennis Coach of the Year Award at this year’s Extraordinary People Awards.

Brentwood TN, – In addition, he has been selected as the presenter to recognize South African politician Nqabayomzi Kwankwa with an award for his significant contribution to his country and service to mankind. Lendale is currently a professional U.S. tennis player in Chicago, IL on the International Tennis Federation, an actor, international model, and a part-time tennis coach. He was born in the small town of Kalamazoo, MI which inspired him to see and do more throughout the world. He is currently represented by Meraki Models and Talent in Texas and sponsored by ImNext.

Lendale also is an Ambassador for the social movement of WalkOff which advocates for awareness for equalities in sports.  There are more details available at WalkOff.co.uk.
His talents have been recognized by award winning producer and director Lee Daniels after Lendale was cast in the pilot episode for Fox TV’s new Hip-Hop Series “Empire,” which debuted in January 2015. In addition to exercising his talents, Lendale has a passion for service and promoting awareness for others.

One of his greatest memories was when he was auctioned off in Chicago, IL at the “Fifty Shades of Grey” celebrity charity auction for American Heart Association.  He loves helping out the community as much as possible as time permits!

Visit his site LendaleJohnson.com

Fashion icon “Tyra Banks” acknowledged Lendale in 2014 after his interview with channel CW7 for America’s Next Top Model Cycle 21, which is a dream come true for many inspiring models around the world. This year he signed autographs in his hometown for a 5K Homeless charity walk and volunteered for iconic brand Lacoste at Grant Park to support xs tennis facility’s “Day Of Play”

“We are excited to honor Lendale for his work in his profession and charity efforts and look forward to him serving as our spokesperson,” stated Sassy Michele, Award Coordinator.

“Being selected as a recipient presents a great opportunity to create a buzz in the media and throughout the industry, bringing honoree’s front and center among potential clients and partners, as his expertise will be an asset to the awards,” said founder Dr. LaVerne Adekunle.


Extraordinary People Awards is one of the most prestigious International awards the organization bestows. It honors the recipient’s lifetime of achievements, humanitarian aid, volunteerism, and contributions made in global communities. The honorees are chosen by the advisory team and from members comprised of authors, artist, entrepreneurs, ministers, and community service leaders from over 25 countries.

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