The hometown feeling of the area is what drew Jed to starting his business here.

Jed Johnston | An Unexpected Business Opportunity

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St. George is not just his home, it’s a place of professional opportunity. Jed Johnston, President of Bakston Freight Systems, didn’t plan on becoming a well-known figure in the trucking industry. Jed wanted to be a schoolteacher, but discovered a different way to provide for his family. He built a thriving business in the area he always wanted to call home, and a life for his family that’s better than he imagined.

He believes St. George is a great place to do business because of the community-focused people. Giving back to those around you means a lot to Jed and is something he emphasizes in his own business.