Jeff Johnston is a master surfboard builder. Jeff is recognized as one of the best shapers and glassers around. He is sought out by many of Hawaii's top shapers to glass boards for their best pro riders. Jeff was also a successful competitive surfer, winning the NSSA nationals in 1978 and competing professionally for a number of years after that. Jeff began glassing boards as a young kid in the late 1960's.
When he was surfing pro in Hawaii in the early 1980's, he was always breaking boards. In order to get boards in one day, he learned how to shape and since then he has gone on to shape for brands like Town & Country in Hawaii and Pukas in Spain.
He has shaped thousands of boards, including for riders like Andrew Doheny, Kanoa Dahlin, Adriano de Souza, Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson, Fred Patacchia Jr., Sunny Garcia, Tom Curren, Dane Kealoha, Andy & Bruce Irons, Johnny Boy Gomes, Chris Ward, Matt Archibald, Brian & Rusty & Buffalo Keaulana, Ross Williams, Lance Hookano, Kahea Hart, Jason Shibata, Keala Kennely, Lisa Anderson, Shawn Briley, Dayton Segundo, China Uemura, Danny Fuller, Jeff Hackman, Myles Padaca, Mark Occhilupo, Buttons Kaluhiokalani, Pancho Sullivan, Elijah Young, Allen Sarlo, Fred Pattacchia Sr., Gary Elkerton, Russel Winter, Michael Lowe, Armando Daltro, Marcelo Nunes, Jamie O'Brien, David Riddle and many more.