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Against All Odds, Inglewood Resident Is Number One
By Charles McNeil (Contributing Writer)
Published November 19, 2009

Against All Odds, Inglewood Resident Is Number One

Jermaine Jackson


Want to meet a local winner? Want to hear the good news? Want to support a young man along his way, then, a short drive to Puente Hills Hyundai is all it takes.

Beyond the marble floors and the well appointed sales room; over and above the excellent service complete with free car washes on Saturday as long as you own the car; exceeding the excellent pricing and the 10 year 100,000 thousand mile warranty on all on new car purchases, and finally surpassing the mission of Puente Hills Hyundai to treat every customer that walks through the show room door with dignity and respect lies two very unusual circumstances.

Jermaine Johnson grew up in Inglewood California within shouting distance of the Los Angeles Sentinel. Now, thirty something, he began his Automobile Sales career at Airport Hyundai. When they closed the doors, he was offered a position with Puente Hills Hyundai where his previous sales manager had transferred. The rest is simply amazing.

With the area being mostly Asian, the idea of an African American Male from Inglewood California succeeding in a career in automobile sales was indeed one hard to imagine. First, there was the matter of cultural differences, and then the possibilities of language barriers. Adding to the difficulty, was the fact that he would be competing with the other sales people who would be much better suited to work the existing market. Against all of these odds, Jermaine Johnson, began assisting customers with car purchases at Puente Hills Hyundai.

With the same determination and drive that had made Jermaine successful at his formal location, he went to work. “I try to make every customer that I meet feel as though they are cared about and cared for, said Jermaine. “Not just during the sale, but even afterwards, we try to keep in touch by offering free car washes on Saturday for as long as they have the car. We even have hot dogs and hamburgers every Saturday for old and new customers alike.” “When I drive from my neighborhood to the dealership, I come here to work. I can talk about the Lakers at home. I come to work to satisfy my customers and see to their every need, exclaimed Jermaine.” Armed with this dedication and commitment, Jermaine Johnson became the Number One Sales Person at Puente hills Hyundai. “I am proud to be the number one person here, said Jermaine, but what I am most proud of is the way this entire dealership tries to make every person that comes in feel like they are special. We focus on establishing a relationship that will last. A relationship that will breed future sales from satisfied customers.”

Being African American, and being from Inglewood California, Jermaine says that he wants the people from his own community to have advantages he can offer them from his lofty perch as the Number One Sales Person At Puente Hills Hyundai. “I will offer special pricing along with all of the other perks and benefits to every reader that calls me,” proclaimed Jermaine

To Contact Jermaine: Call the dealership: (888) 677-4827

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