Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan; and with family rooted in Suriname, South America - she studied Anthropology & Jewish Studies at Michigan State University before moving to Dallas in 2010. After a corporate layoff in 2015 – Stephanie took her then passion of hosting events and turned it into profit, having expanded her company to 5 cities in less than 4 years. Singles & The City has active chapters and hosts’ monthly events in Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Detroit.
Although watching her from afar looks seamless, she’s the first to be transparent about being a full-time Entrepreneur. Stephanie nearly lost everything in 2016 – sleeping on friend’s sofas and Lyfting to her own events. Despite the loss, she managed to open 2 new chapters in Los Angeles and Chicago.
Singles & The City Founder, Stephanie Johnson was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan; and studied Anthropology & Jewish Studies at Michigan State University before moving to Dallas in 2010. After working in the Dallas restaurant hospitality industry and HR for several years – she stumbled into Entrepreneurship after a corporate layoff. Stephanie decided to go full force with her then “hobby”, and has since expanded her business in 4 states and 5 cities in less than 4 years.
IN THE PRESS
Her company, Singles & The City helped trail blaze the offline social community and has been featured on television at NBCDFW, Millennial Mogul Magazine & The City Influencer. She’s been a featured guest on The Kolada Group Podcast and Life Chat Radio; and Panelist at the Dallas Urban League Blueprint Conference, Polished Dallas Luncheon, Women In Leadership Empowerment Conference in Detroit, MI and Dr. Asheia Wynne's "Waiting for Stratford Bedroom Talk"; Stephanie has also been a featured speaker for the 2017 HomeTeam Singles Conference in Plano, TX and Dallas Female Founder's Dating & Entrepreneurship 101 event.
Stephanie’s bold and bright personality enables her to live her life’s purpose through Christ Jesus- and helps bridge racial divides within social community. She enjoys navigating others through an exciting and completely self-actualized life while they are yet single & dating.