Mr. Johnny IV Rhodes, Jr. is a Washington, D.C. native who founded Rhodes Construction in 2003. After purchasing and remodeling his first home, he realized there was a need for construction companies that could consistently provide high-quality work, environmentally conscious materials, and on-time delivery. Johnny leads a team of skilled professionals with extensive industry experience and expertise in finish work. He has overseen a variety of construction projects, including apartment complexes, schools, police and fire stations, community centers, penal institutions, retail stores, parking lots and garages and residential remodeling.
Johnny attended Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C. where he was a standout basketball player and was named All-Met Player of the Year. He then went on to earn his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the University of Maryland at College Park where he also continued his extraordinary basketball career as a four-year starter who helped lead the Terrapins to three straight appearances in the NCAA Tournament. Johnny was a team player who earned many awards and commendations and, to this day, still holds ACC records for steals per game and per season. During his time at UMD he was selected for All-ACC Honors and in 2012 was named as an ACC Tournament Legend as well as had his jersey hung in the rafters at UMD’s XFINITY Center. After leaving UMD Johnny continued his remarkable basketball career, playing overseas for various international teams as well as the world renowned Harlem Globetrotters.
Johnny firmly believes in giving back to the community he grew up in and supported him. As such, he started the Johnny Rhodes Foundation which provides mentoring and enrichment programs to underserved youth in the Washington metropolitan area through academic and athletic activities.