Running for:

Georgia House of Representatives District 117

Current Position:

State House (D-GA) Challenger

Party Affiliation:


Jasmine Johnson

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An immigrant, Johnson moved with her family from Jamaica in the early ‘80s for better opportunities and is a naturalized citizen.Upon arriving in Athens, she founded the Athens Hip-Hop Awards, which showcases the work of local artists. She also founded the Athens MLK Day Parade and Music Fest and co-produces the Athens in Harmony Concert, where artists from diverse backgrounds come together to make music. Through the Swadeshi Black Market and Co-op, Mokah promotes local, minority-owned businesses. She is the founder of VIP Girls and the Hip-Hop Director for Girls Rock, two programs that build self-esteem and encourage creativity through mentorship and dance.