Next up in the "Have you heard of...." series is the California native JOHNSAURUS! Johnsaurus is preparing his summer line and living the good life in Cali. I talked to Johnson today about tee shirts and other random things. Here is how the convo went:
Tell me a little bit about yourself, starting with the most embarrassing moment of 7th grade...
My most embarrassing moment was a girl asking me out and I didn't know how to react to that and EVERYONE in my class was staring at me. So I just left haha.
I think it's a pretty smooth move.
Now introduce yourself:
Hi I'm Johnson Le! I am the owner and founded "Johnsaurus". I like to eat, listen to music, draw, hang out, play video games, and watch movies.
What type of dinosaur is a Johnsaurus, Carnivore or herbivore?
Johnsaurus is a up-to-no-good kid that always seeks adventures and will take on anything...in a dinosaur pajama.
So its a carnivore and a herbivore...mostly carnivore though, does not like vegetables alot.
What inspires you?
Saturday morning cartoons, comic books, music, manga, anime, my friends, this one girl, and reading every brand's story on how they started.
oh and Threads Not Dead book! Really inspirational!
What are you most proud of?
I'm proud of myself for starting a business and how far I've gotten with it.
Is it true all dinosaurs have bad breath?
Yes, There were no toothbrushes back then! Whaddup wit dat!?
What are you working on right now?
My summer line, which should be available this late May or June!
What advice would you give someone preparing to launch a tee shirt line?
Never give up.
What advice would you give someone who finds their self in a bathroom with no toilet paper?
Give a shoutout if anyone is around to hand you toilet paper haha
What is your ultimate goal for your brand?
Have its own cartoon show! YEAH!
What song has the most plays on your ipod?
I'm actually quite suprised, just checked my ipod and it is Goonie Never Say Die - Set Your Goals! Total is 1995!
Name one thing you know now that you wish you knew in high school..
Should've never slacked off haha
Time for a quick round of this or that. This will give us a window to your soul….You ready?
COME AT ME BRO!
Wilma or Betty?
I think Betty is hotter than Wilma.
Land Before Time or Jurassic Park 3?
I didn't enjoy Jurassic Park 3 alot, But I do love Land Before Time! One of my favorite movies since I was wee-little.
Sega or Nintendo?
Nintendo! Better games than Sega!
Rock or Rap?
I can't stand rap mostly. So its Rock all the way, I'm into guitar solos! YRAH!!
Gummy bears or Gummy worms?
Gummy worms! well actually wait no. I choose Gummy bears instead,because I like to play with my food. Like make them wrassle eachother or kiss eachother...hehe
New or Vintage?
Pancakes or Waffles?
I had a bad experience with pancakes from Dennys once, so Waffles all the way!
Street Fighter or Mortal Kombat?
This one is a hard question. I know like almost every character in Mortal Kombat, but I really do like Street Fighter too. I guess I pick Mortal Kombat, because I recently beat the game in story mode and it was JAWESOME!
Crew neck or V-neck?
Crew neck only because my mom hasn't found out about my tattoos yet, but don't tell her! sshhhh!
Any shout outs?
Thanks for the interview!
I would love to give a shout to Bobby @_WORDofmouth_, Chaz @ViciousHistory, Matt @VenusFallen, Serji and Taira @dreamgold, Jen @AngrySpade and @TeeSpotter, Adam @pongdeck and @iamthetrend, Jordan @Arkaik, Johnny @Johnnycupcakes, Nil @nvasion, Anthony @awakendesignco, Fellas @threadbird, Carlos @ovenfreshdreams, Will @wolvesvslions, My Mom, My bro, my homies and most of all you <3
A great love and thanks to everyone that supported me!
Without you guys this wouldn't been possible!
Shop online! http://www.johnsaurus.com/