Jimmie Kenneth Johnson is an American professional stock car racing driver. A seven-time champion in the NASCAR Cup Series, he currently competes full-time in the series, driving the No. 48 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Hendrick Motorsports. Johnson was born in El Cajon, California, and began racing motorcycles at the age of four. After graduating from Granite Hills High School he competed in off-road series.