Nicole Johnson

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Nicole Johnson
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Nicole Johnson signing autographs at the Miss America 2008 pageant
Born (1974-01-09) January 9, 1974 (age 48)
Alma materUniversity of South Florida
Regent University
University of Pittsburgh
OccupationNational Director
EmployerJuvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
TitleMiss Lynchburg Festival 1998
Miss Virginia 1998
Miss America 1999
PredecessorKatherine Shindle
SuccessorHeather French
Scott Baker
(m. 2003; div. 2007)

Nicole Johnson (born January 9, 1974) is an American beauty queen, author, public health professional and activist. She was crowned Miss America 1999 in September 1998. Before that, she was Miss Virginia 1998.[1] She was the first Miss America with diabetes. She was also the first contestant to publicize the use of an insulin pump.[2]

Johnson works for diabetes treatment, research and education. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1993.

Johnson also appeared in several television shows and movies.

Johnson was born in St. Petersburg, Florida

References[change | change source]

  1. "Meet Miss Virginia 1998 Nicole Johnson". The Miss America Organization. Archived from the original on 1999-04-23. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  2. Kaplan-Mayer, Gabrielle (17 March 2009). Insulin Pump Therapy Demystified. ISBN 9780786730681. Retrieved March 1, 2021.