Arthur "AJ" Johannes II was born in the Bronx, NY on March 13, 1988 to Arthur Johannes and the Late Sara Elizabeth Brown. AJ as we call him, Lived in South Carolina for a few years. AJ then moved to Orange County where he grew up and attended School in Middletown and Monticello, NY, upon graduation he did freelancing work in home renovation. When AJ moved to Orange County, he met Leanna Merchant in High School, the mother of their 3 Beautiful Children Zaivion, Mylah and Londynn Johannes. AJ was a very compassionate person who would help anyone, anytime.
AJ worked at Center for Discovery for a number of years; AJ began to do his Rapping and Standup Comedy this was his passion. He was an up-and-coming rapper on the Radar for Nick Cannon "Wild 'n Out"
He also was a Non-Emergency Transportation Driver for Door-to-Door Ambulette and A-Class 1-S Transportation. He was a member of First Emanuel Church. AJ leaves to mourn his children Zaivion, Mylah, Londynn and Amari Johannes. His father Arthur Johannes and stepmother Talishia Waiters-Johannes. His grandmother Lorraine Thomas-Caldwell and grandfather Bernard Waiters. Brothers Shadon and Arthur Johannes III, Ivan Troy Wade, James and Kareem Brown Jr. Aunts and Uncles Jomo, Rameses and Ali Smith, Vaughn Allen, Bernard Waiters, II Dorina Smith, Eugenia Thomas, Eric and Anthony Thomas and Michael Smith, Monica Wyatt, Taundeleya Waiters-Hughes, Lisa and Crystal Waiters. Roland and Merrill Smith. His Nephew Prince Johannes. Girlfriend Victoria Pellegrino, Angelo Flecha, A host of Aunts, Uncle, Cousins and Friends.
AJ now joins in heaven his Mother Sara Elizabeth Brown. Grandparents James E. Sherpard, Jacklin Johannes and Great Grandmother Beulah Abramson.
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