Jeh Johnson


Jeh Johnson is the current United States Secretary of Homeland Security and is the fourth person to hold this position. Prior to this role, the Morehouse College and Columbia Law School alum was the General Counsel of the Department of Defense from 2009 to 2012 during the first Obama Administration. Back in October 2013, he was nominated for the position by President Barack Obama and was confirmed two months later in December 2013 by the U.S. Senate with a vote of 78-16. In addition to his role at the White House, he is a civil, criminal trial lawyer.