A native of Georgia who was living in Los Angeles during her reign, Sabrina Johnson was crowned Miss California USA on 12 September 2021 and represented California at the Miss USA 2021 pageant in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A graduate of UC Berkeley, she was she enrolled in a Master of Public Administration program at the University of Georgia.
Sabrina has been in love with horses since she was five years old. She rode in equitation and hunter/jumper competitions throughout her childhood and has continued with this passion into adulthood.
In high school, Sabrina was captain of her Interscholastic Equestrian Team. After graduating with a 4.0 GPA from East Coweta High, Sabrina attended the University of California, Berkeley, where she was elected Captain of the Equestrian Team and President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Rho Chapter. She also participated in the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association’s Emerging Athletes Program for rising equestrians in Petaluma, CA.
Sabrina has a love for travel and studied abroad in Benin, West Africa and volunteered with the U.S. Embassy and the University of Calavi. After Sabrina earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a minor in Spanish Language & Literature, she enrolled in a Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at the University of Georgia. Because her dream is to run a nonprofit equine therapeutic center for disabled children and veterans, Sabrina is specializing in Nonprofit Administration.
Currently, Sabrina lives in Los Angeles and works at a global Public Relations & Communications firm called Allison + Partners.
The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Sabrina’s state pageant photos.
Lights, camera, action! Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.
Sabrina started competing in her home state of Georgia, competing twice in Teen and once in Miss. She was also a semi-finalist at Miss California USA 2020. She placed third runner-up to Cora Lynn Griffen at Miss Georgia USA 2021 a few months before she won California.
All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Sabrina’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Tiffany Johnson as Miss California USA 2021.