Ronisha Johnson is a social worker and life-long learner who has a passion for helping children and families be their fullest selves. Born in Denver, Colorado, Ronisha was a substance-exposed newborn, who was determined to beat the odds despite the challenges she faced in her life including being in foster care, experiencing homelessness, and being a child sexual abuse survivor. Ronisha grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is a proud graduate of HBCU powerhouse, Southern University, where she received a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Social Work.
For the past ten years, she has worked with individuals and families exposed to trauma in capacities ranging from adult and youth mental health services, homelessness/housing insecurity, the educational system, and child welfare. Presently, Ronisha has the honor of working for her alma mater, Southern University, as the Training/Learning Center Manager and Adjunct Professor of Social Work and holds certifications in several trauma-specific treatments and learning modalities. Ronisha is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and spends her time volunteering with Girl Scouts and other community-based programs.