Heather Johnson was born in Sacramento, California. She is the 5th of 6th children. She loved growing up there, surrounded by her six dozen cousins.
She graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho with a degree in Early Childhood/Special Education in 2017. She has always loved working with children and wanted to be a teacher ever since she was young. Before teaching at Alturas, she taught 3rd Grade in Burley for two years.