Aja Johnson - College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies

Tue May 23, 2017
Aja Johnson became involved in campus organizations early in her Sacramento State career and has been a strong advocate for oppressed groups. A first-generation college student, her research has been published in the McNair Scholars Journal, and her campus involvement includes working as a student programmer with the PRIDE Center to develop and facilitate programming to educate the campus on queer and trans allyship. She also co-developed the Multi-Cultural Center’s Social Justice Leadership Seminar and served on the student team that helped establish the Martin Luther King Jr. Center. Off campus, she worked as a recreation aide at Hagginwood Community Center and as a college mentor with the 10,000 Degrees Summer Institute.