Johnny Ruffin, Jr. is a national recording artist from Lewiston, located in northeastern North Carolina. He is the owner of JBP Music, Inc., located in Lewiston, North Carolina and has recorded for several Stellar Award winning artists. He has also worked with both Stellar and Grammy Award winners. Named “Male Vocalist of the Year” (2014–2015 NC) by SM Productions of Virginia, Johnny has recorded three albums of his own – “ It’s Not About Me,” ”The Last Mile,” and most recently, “Used By You.” His mother recognized his musical gifts at an early age and guided him into the multi-talented musician that he is today. In addition to his vocal talents, Johnny plays multiple instruments, such as piano, organ, drums, lead and bass guitar.
Johnny serves as the Minister of Music for Nebo Baptist Church of Murfreesboro, North Carolina and guides three choirs through Sunday morning worship. He shares his passion for Christ through song with the residents of many local nursing homes. He has been featured in several newspapers and magazines chronicling his many music accolades and his mobile music ministry. Johnny is the proud father of three wonderful children – a son, Johnny III, and two daughters, Zynaejah and Tajohna.
Johnny exemplifies his favorite scripture in his daily walk - “For I say, through the grace given to me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God has dealt to every man the measure of faith.” (Romans 12:3).