Local and state officials declared it Jimmie Johnson Day in his hometown of El Cajon and in the state. Johnson. who grew up in El Cajon and went to Granite Hills High School, was presented with a special guitar with his number 48 on it made by Taylor Guitars which is located in El Cajon.

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The city also announced that a portion of 2nd Street in El Cajon is being named Jimmie Johnson Drive from I-8 to Main Street with special signs going up.