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Jay DeVon Johnson has booked the recurring role of Judge Kirk Barnes on Days of Our Lives. He will first air on January 13.
According to IMDB, Johnson retired from the U.S. Army in October 2007 with 21 years of distinguished service culminating with the award of the Legion of Merit. His service as a broadcast journalist brought him numerous Department of Defense awards for excellence including Military Photographer of the Year for Motion Media. He has also won an Emmy award for co-producing and co-hosting the 2009 Congressional Medal of Honor Society annual convention live broadcast from Soldier Field.
In addition to a number of TV and film credits, he has also been successful on stage as Jim Bono In "Fences" at Charleston's South of Broadway Theater which garnered him an Outstanding Supporting Actor Award from the League of Charleston Theaters. Jay lives near Atlanta, GA, having moved from Charleston, SC, where he once served as the on-site military adviser to the #1 Lifetime TV drama: Army Wives.
He has a Masters in Public Administration from American Military University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Psychology, is a life member of the Noncommissioned Officers Association, and an Operation Desert Storm vet. He is also the proud father of two daughters.