About Mr. Johnston

Mr. Donis Johnston

Phone: 251.949.6422


Degrees and Certifications:

BFA Graphic Design - Jacksonville State UniversityBS Early Childhood Education - Athens State UniversityAlabama Real Estate LicenseAlabama and Florida Certification

Mr. Donis Johnston


Mr. Johnston holds two degrees and an Alabama Real Estate License. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1993 from Jacksonville State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Athens State University in 2001. Mr. Johnston is certified to teach in the states of Alabama and Florida.


Mr. Johnston is currently in his 16th year of teaching in Baldwin County. Before coming to Swift School, he previously taught from 2001-2006 at Magnolia School, 2007-2008 at Robertsdale Elementary, and the last 9 years at Swift. Grade levels taught include 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th.


Prior to teaching Mr. Johnston managed a personal injury law firm in Huntsville, Alabama and additionally worked with National Football League in designing and creating logos for professional football teams. He is also a retired United States Army veteran. God bless those who serve!



While teaching at Magnolia School, Mr. Johnston met and married his wife and best friend Jenny.  They have two sons, A.J. and John, two grandchildren-Evian Brooke and Liam Zane.


Mr. J is a HUGE ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE football fan. 16 and Counting!