She was Miss California USA 1st runner up in 2007.
She was Miss Westlake Village.
She graduated from USC in 2007.
In 2004 Nicole, entered her first pageant making her Miss California National Teenager.
She was at the U.S. trials in Omaha, Nebraska.
Nicole Johnson was crowned Miss California USA 2010 on Nov. 22 at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort in Rancho Mirage.
Her mother, Annette Johnson, is a science teacher at Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park.
Nicole won Miss California National Teenager 2004 and went on to the national competition, where she was second runner-up.
Nicole Johnson was born in Colorado Springs, Colo.
She moved to Thousand Oaks with her parents and younger brother when she was 12.
She earned a degree in communications from USC in 2007.
In her first attempt at the Miss California USA crown in 2006, she was named first runner-up. She competed the following year and placed in the top 15.
Nicole Johnson decided to compete as Miss Sherwood.
Mercedes-Benz of Calabasas, where she works as a finance assistant, also pitched in.
Johnson credited her strong presentation — from her red gown and leopard-print bikini to her confidence — with securing the title.
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