He made a call on Williams Brothers, a local used car auto dealer, the manager wasn't interested in purchasing a car wash but he was interested in hiring Johnnie to sell used cars for him.
Johnnie sold used cars for Williams Brothers for a couple of years and thought, hey, I think I can sell the best used cars for myself. So he did! He gathered up all his money and then borrowed $2000.00 from his uncle and started a used car lot called Pine Hills Auto Sales. He started selling a few used cars and before long he was able to pay his uncle back and proceeded to open two more used car lots.
The new stores were called Credit Cars
, located on West Colonial Drive in Orlando, FL and Auto Liquidators, located on Old Winter Garden Rd. Both buy here pay here car dealerships were to specialize in bad credit auto loans.