Johnnie Development Institute

Promoting the holistic development of SJU students.

The Johnnie Development INstitute (JDI) seeks to empower students to intentionally and thoughtfully craft their own sense of healthy masculine identity, avoid the pitfalls of unhealthy masculine expectations, recognize the importance of being engaged and grow as individuals.


About the Johnnie Development Institute

The mission and vision of the Johnnie Development Institute help to engage all SJU students in positive development throughout their time as an SJU student and beyond.

Mission, VIsion, Goals and Code of Ethics


Office Hours

Saint John's students are invited to join us during our office hours. We are available to answer questions, discuss ideas and promote the work of the institute. You can also email us at [email protected] for more information.

We are located in Sexton 301

    • Mondays- 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    • Tuesdays- 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
    • Wednesdays- 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    • Thursdays- 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

JDI Programming

The JDI hosts student activities and speakers throughout the academic year. Check back regularly for more information. You can also follow up on Instagram at jdi_sju.

Past Programming


Contact us

Johnnie Development Institute
Saint John’s University
Sexton 301

[email protected]