Ronald Byron Johnson has lived in the greater Lehigh Valley region since he was four years old. Ron’s mother is from Chiclayo, Peru and his father is from North Carolina. Ron has been obsessed with the advancement of human dignity throughout his adult life. Ron has studied at Northampton Community College, the Pennsylvania State University, and Lehigh University. At Penn State, Ron received his bachelor’s degree in international politics with a specialization for international relations theory which focuses on power dynamics. At Penn State, Ron quickly felt the Bern and got absorbed into the realm of student activism, serving as a Senator in the Student Government Association. Ron serves on the board of the Latino Leadership Alliance of the Lehigh Valley and was previously the Allentown Field Organizer for the Pennsylvania State Democratic Committee.