Joseph M D Johnson


Joseph Moseray Decontee Johnson is an African (Liberian) Youth Advocate, Peace Ambassador, YALI Fellow, DAFI Scholar and Young Career Diplomat with over 14 years of professional experience in youth development that focus on leadership and Capacity Building. He is known for his prolific and unique writing skills, motivational speaking coped with tremendous endowment of versatility and competences.  He is currently the CEO of YEP Business and Leadership Consult© and founder of the Youth Empowerment for Progress (YEP), an organization for and of young people between the ages of 12 to 39 years with the vision of “Creating a human society in which the youths are functional and matter in the day-to-day running of the affairs of the society at large.”

As an Emerging Career Diplomat in training at one of Africa’s prestigious foreign institute, the Gabriel L. Dennis Foreign Service Institute (FSI) of the Republic of Liberia, Joseph holds a Degree in Marketing from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and a Certificate in Leadership, Democracy and Entrepreneurship from the FLOWERS School of Technology and Management, Germany.

Currently, Joseph serves as the National Coordinator for YouthConnekt Liberia and a Youth Development Consultant at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Republic of Liberia, where he focuses on developing holistic projects and program of national interest by increasing the performance of youth organizations and building the capacity of youth leaders across the nation. He also works closely with UNDP, UNFPA, UNV, UNICEF and other development partners on holistic youth development programmes and projects that focuses on gender equality, capacity building, youth development and poverty reduction.

Joseph is driven by his passion and commitment for Good Governance, Youth Development, Youth Policy and Advocacy Management, Sound Leadership, International Relations; Public Diplomacy; Negotiation and Conflict Resolutions; Entrepreneurship; Excellence, and Integrity at all level towards achieving AU Agenda 2063, African Youth Charter (AYC), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), African Plan of Action on Youth Empowerment (APAYE) and global peace. Joseph aspiration is to continue his work in advocacy, business, youth empowerment and Diplomacy with focus on Youth Empowerment.

Passion:  “To Empower Motivate and Inspire the lives of Youth!!”


WhatsApp: +231 886 262676

  1. wakoba sam says:

    Wow,this is impressive! would like to participate too and change my country.

  2. joeforlove says:

    Hey Wakoba,

    You can do better. Look around you! There are many opportunities in your communities. Young men and women need help day-in and day-out. find out those needs and create the possibilities t make those dreams a reality!

    You can start with a story, pictures, arts, friendship, talking about peace and development! All the best!

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