The wait is finally over! The cast of 7 Little Johnstons is back for a third season, and fans are excited to see what adventures the family will get into next. Boyfriends, driving lessons, and surgeries — oh my! Yet feeding a family of seven can't be easy, so fans are curious as to what patriarch Trent Johnston does for a living.
According to his TLC bio, the 4'3 star is literally a hands-on dad. Aside from taking care of his large brood, however, he works as a Grounds Supervisor at a local college in his family’s hometown of Forsyth, Georgia and is known as "Mr. Fix-It" — both at work and at home. He can literally craft up just about anything his wife, Amber, or their kids want and has always taken pride in renovating their family home.
On tonight's premiere episode, Trent created a ramp for his daughter, Elizabeth, who was temporarily wheelchair-bound after she had femoral osteotomy surgery. Using plywood and the help of his wife — who he said is good with power tools! — the two created a 20-foot ramp outside so they'd be able to bring Elizabeth into the house post surgery. Pretty impressive!
It's clear that size hardly limits the family, and that's exactly how Amber raised her children. "I do believe there are little people that are truly disabled," Amber said in an interview with ABC News in 2012. "But our family is not." When asked what they most want people to know about them, their son Jonah, now 17, added, "We're no different than other people. It's just our height difference."
7 Little Johnstons airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. EST on TLC.
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