Well known by his stage name of MAKJ, he was ranked #63 on the Top 100 DJs list put out by DJ Magazine. He has performed at the biggest festivals, including Ultra Music Festival, Electric Zoo and TomorrowWorld. He became the host the Clear Channel radio show Revolution Radio.
During his teenage years, he was living in China in pursuit of a professional race-car driving career. He turned his attention to DJing when he was 15, and returned to the United States at 17.
His single "Party Till We Die" charted in Australia while his song "Countdown" charted in Belgium and France.
He has a brother named George Johnson III who is a model.