Legislator Profile

Florida Representative Johanna López (J) (D)
Johanna López (J)
District Address:
Suite #2
5575 South Semoran Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32822-1781
(407) 362-1113

Capitol Address:
1302 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5043
political profile
  • House District:43
  • First Elected:2022
  • Terms Out:2030
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Orange
  • District Information:District map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2022
  • Born:February 18, 1972, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
  • Moved to Florida:1998
  • Religious Affiliation:Christian
  • Education:Univerodad de Puerto Rico, BA, Hispanic Studies; Higher Education, MA Ed
  • Occupation:Public Relations and Civic Engagement Strategist
  • Spouse:
  • Children:Esteban, Giovanna, Alondra, Gianna
  • Grandchildren:Eliza
  • Affiliations:Familias Presentes: ¡Estudiantes Excelentes!, Founder, 2015-present
    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Advisory Council, 2018
    Harvard Graduate School of Education, Superintendent's Public Education Leadership Project, 2017
    Mi Familia Vota, Education Committee, 2015-2016
    AP College Board, Professional Leadership Committee, Spanish Language and Culture Course, 2010-2016
  • Highlights:Puerto Rican Day at the Capitol, Helping Hands Award, 2023
    The Farmworker Association of Florida, Recognition Award, 2023
    Escuela de Bomba y Plena Tata Cepeda, Afro-Latinx Award, 2022
    National Association of Social Workers, Elected Official of the Year, 2021
    Successful Initiative to Change Stonewall Jackson Middle School to Roberto Clemente Middle School, 2021
    Honor in the Congressional Record by Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, 2021
    National Association for Bilingual Education, Leadership Award, 2019
    Mujeres Destacadas en Educación Recipient, 2017
    Orange County Public Schools, Teacher of the Year, 2017
    National Queen Smith Award for Commitment to Urban Public Education, 2016
    Life Changer of the Year Award, 2016
    Florida State Senate, Proclamation for Contribution in Education, 2016
    Walt Disney World, Honorary Citizenship Award, 2016
    State of Florida, Macy's Teacher of the Year, Magic of Leadership Recipient, 2016
    Florida Governor, Shine Award for Inspirational Teachers, 2016
    Florida Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents, Wings of Inspiration Award, 2016
    Casa de Puerto Rico, Coqui de Oro Award, 2016
    Taste of Puerto Rico, Education Contribution Award, 2016
    Coca-Cola, Educator of Distinction Award, 2015
  • Former Service:Orange County School District, School Board Member, District 2, 2018-2022