Brendan Johnson

Biographical Information

Born: January 4, 1994 in Troy
Marital Status: Single
Education: Notre Dame Preparatory School, Class of 2012, Valedictorian, high school diploma; Michigan State University, August 2012 - May 2016, International Relations, European politics, Spanish, Bachelor of Arts; Georgetown University, August 2018 - May 2020, Global Politics and Security, Master of Science in Foreign Service
Employment/Military Record: Legislative Intern for State Rep. Pete Lund at the Michigan House of Representatives in Lansing, MI, from September 2014 to December 2014; Political Section Intern at U.S. Embassy - Madrid in Madrid, Spain from September 2015 to December 2015; Events Coordinator at the Detroit Zoological Society in Royal Oak, MI, from June 2015 to June 2018; Foreign Affairs and National Security Intern for U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin in Washington, DC, from March 2019 to August 2019
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan House 45th District 2020
Primary Vote: 5,535 of 12,849 (43%)

Political Activities: Truman National Security Project Political Partner, former Administrative and Financial Chair of the Michigan Alliance for Cultural Accessibility, former Chair and Crisis Director for the Michigan State University Model UN Conference; former President of the Model UN Alumni Club of Michigan State University, Team Captain for Relay for Life; organizer for the March For Our Lives in Detroit, participant in the National Women's March
Community Activities: Oakland County Democratic Party, Rochester Area Democratic Club, Avon Players, Human Rights Campaign, Moms Demand Action
Religion: Roman Catholic


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