40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

CRYSTAL JOHNSON

  • Powder Springs, Georgia
  • Johnson Family Dentistry

Age:

34

Name of Practice:

Johnson Family Dentistry

Specialty:

General dentistry

Education:

DDS, the University of Tennessee


WHY SHE WAS NOMINATED:

In addition to running her practice, being a committed mother of two and mentoring young women in Powder Springs, Dr. Johnson is also in the midst of completing 500 hours of the Fellowship designation with the Academy of General Dentistry.

INSPIRATION:

“Ursula M. Burns. I find it impressive that her career at Xerox started [with a position] as a summer intern and eventually led to her becoming CEO. Even though our industries are different, her story inspires me to continue to reach my professional goals.”

SAGE ADVICE:

“Find a mentor. It’s imperative to have someone who will give you sound advice and inspire you to reach beyond your comfort zone.”

SOMETHING PEOPLE DON’T KNOW:

“I am a huge DIY-er and Pinterest fan. I enjoy finding and refurbishing old furniture pieces and turning them into my own masterpieces.”