Johnny Mack Morrow

Johnny Mack Morrow

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Division

  • Research & Economic Development

Title

  • Project Manager

Contact

JMorrow@sig.msstate.edu
662-325-3328

The Honorable Johnny Mack Morrow graduated from Mississippi State University in 1965 with a B.S. in Agricultural Economics and received his MBA from Samford University in 1970. Johnny Mack Morrow taught Business and Economics in Alabama’s Community College System and also served in various administrative roles. He served 28 years in the Alabama House of Representatives retiring in 2018.

During his legislative tenure, he was a staunch advocate for public education (Pre-K through University) which resulted in his passing major legislation funding Pre-K through 12, Universities’ appropriations, and UAB Medical School special programs.

Johnny Mack Morrow chaired the Tourism Standing Committee helping him facilitate programs to benefit municipalities. The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, The Hallelujah Trail, The Wine Trail, The Bass Trail, among others brought in out of state tourists with economic growth to many communities. Knowing the importance of bringing in “new money” to areas, he is now working on a significant expansion to the “Rails to Trails” in Mississippi. Johnny Mack Morrow has a unique ability to help municipalities realize their economic potential through tourism.

Johnny Mack Morrow also has previous experience of the benefit to the youth with “no charge” athletic programs to not only teach athletic skills, but also teaching life lessons. The initial program is anticipated for Fall 2022 in cooperation with the Major League Baseball Alumni Association.