John Blount is an innovative small business owner. He is a licensed and ordained Minister and serves as an Associate Minister at Global Impact Christian Ministries in Stockbridge Georgia.
He attended DeKalb College South in conjunction with the University of GA in the areas of military science. He later received a Bachelor of Theology from Seed Faith School of Ministry in 2009 and was also ordained and licensed as a Minister in the same year.
He has been a servant of others for 36 years. John Blount credits his mother (Lois Hines) for teaching him the value of serving others at an early age. As early as 16 years old, he and his brother Charles received the highest honors ever given to volunteers for hours served at Southwest Hospital in Atlanta. Furthermore some of his achievements include starting a youth program (Youth in Christ), Missionary work (out of the country) with Word Alive headed by Rev. Jackie McCullough and he has headed Aftercare programs for the YMCA in Atlanta. He also volunteers for various programs throughout the city of Stockbridge including but not limited to the Assisted Living facility at Laurel Park , Feed the Hungry and the Veterans Day Parade, just to name a few.
John Blount sought the position of City Councilman to assist in achieving goals to improve and to build in various areas that will benefit the citizens of Stockbridge, such as, being good stewards of the city’s finances, economic development, programs for early childhood development, and programs for the youth and senior citizens. He believes that so much can be achieved when we work together.
John Blount along with his wife Mary Jo have resided in Stockbridge Georgia for ten years. They have four children (Tamika, Chris, Jennifer, and Jessica). He believes that God’s greatest gift in life is life itself and that God’s sole purpose for us on this journey is to serve others.