After his playing career, Johnson became no stranger to the big screen, he acted in many films such as White Men Can’t Jump, Blue Chips, Speechless and Forget Paris. On the TV screen, Johnson appeared in a myriad of shows including Castle, Boston Legal, Moonlight, LA Law, A Different World, Hanging With Mr. Cooper and The Sinbad Show. Johnson continues to put his Theater Arts major to use by writing screenplays and short stories under his own production company, Point Forward Productions.