Today is a landmark day and the 2010 Super Bowl in the New York Sports and Convention Center will be a historic eventNew York tentatively wins Super Bowl Mar 23, 2005
When I became owner of the team in 2000, I pledged that my highest priority was to bring the Jets back to where they belong, right here in ManhattanPlans announced for Jets stadium Mar 25, 2004
My daughter has juvenile diabetes, and about 10 years ago I became chairman of the Juvenile Diabetes Research FoundationJets owner funds lupus research May 08, 2002
We're at a running rate of about $15 million right nowJets owner funds lupus research May 08, 2002
What do we have to know to have an impact on this disease and the million or so mostly women who have itJets owner funds lupus research May 08, 2002
Robert Wood "Woody" Johnson IV (born April 12, 1947) is an American businessman and philanthropist. He is a great-grandson of Robert Wood Johnson I (co-founder of Johnson & Johnson), and the owner of the New York Jets.
Johnson was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey. His father was Robert Wood Johnson III, president of Johnson & Johnson for four years, and his mother was Betty Wold Johnson. Johnson grew up with four siblings: Keith Johnson, Billy Johnson, Elizabeth "Libet" Johnson, and Christopher Wold Johnson. He graduated from Millbrook School and the University of Arizona.
Johnson became involved in charitable organizations full time in the 1980s. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His family has been affected by both lupus and juvenile diabetes, which motivated Mr. Johnson to take a role in raising funds to prevent, treat, and cure autoimmune diseases. He has led efforts on Capitol Hill and at the National Institutes of Health to increase research funding for lupus, diabetes, and other autoimmune diseases. and personally contributed to causes related to diabetes, after his daughter Casey was diagnosed with the disease. He also started a research foundation, the Alliance for Lupus Research, after his daughter Jaime was found to have lupus.