AKILAH JOHNSON

ARTIST

Akilah Johnson born in Washington DC in the year 2000. She is currently a junior attending Eastern Senior High School in North East Washington DC. Recently she won Google's Doodle 4 Google national art contest, in 2016. She announced the first African-American to win as well as the first Washingtonian. After her beautiful success, she then dedicated her win to her elementary school Roots Public Charter School for teaching her about her history. As Akilah ages she plans to open her own non-profit for young children in Washington DC to express themselves in any form of art.