Dennis Johnson

Chief of Security
Campus Services Manager

DeAnza College - B.A.

702-949-3600 x204
Dennis was born in Long Beach, CA, and lived a majority of his life in Southern California before moving to Las Vegas in 2002. He enlisted in the Navy shortly after high school and went on to serve in nuclear submarines. When he completed his tour in the Navy, he went on to become a Security Manager for a large technology company. After five years in that position he took advantage of an opportunity to become a Deputy Sheriff in Orange County, CA. Dennis has also done high-level sales both as an account executive in the information technology industry and as a licensed realtor. He resides in Summerlin with his wife and two children. His favorite hobbies are golf, watching sports and riding his motorcycle.

The Alexander Dawson School

The Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain, an independent school located on 33-acres in the community of Summerlin, is Nevada’s first Stanford University Challenge Success partner school for students in early childhood through grade eight. Utilizing the unique Challenge Success framework, Dawson uses research-based strategies and programs that emphasize student academics, wellbeing, and a healthy school-life balance to create more engaged, motivated, and resilient learners and leaders. At Dawson, students achieve their individual potential while savoring life and meeting the challenges of the world.