Jenna Johnson



Dancer Profile
Birth Date 12 April 1994 (1994-04-12) (age 26)
Hometown Provo, Utah

Partner(s) 23: Jake T. Austin (13th)
Athletes: Adam Rippon (1st)
27: Joe Amabile (6th/5th)
Juniors: Mentor (11th/12th)
28: Karamo Brown (8th)

Jenna Michelle Johnson Chmerkovskiy is a professional dancer in Dancing with the Stars.


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Jenna Johnson is a five-time U.S. National Latin Champion, U.S. National Youth 10 Dance Champion, as well as a three-time National Contemporary Winner. In 2012, she represented the United States at the World Latin Championships held in Beijing, China.

At the age of eighteen, she appeared as a finalist in Season 10 of So You Think You Can Dance, where she placed in the Top 4 Girls. She is well-remembered for her routine with All-Star Mark Kanemura, entitled "I Am the Best." After the season, she was made dance captain of the 44-city So You Think You Can Dance tour. Once she returned from the tour, she was made an All-Star and has appeared as one for the past four years. She recently competed in Season 14 where she and her partner, Kiki Nyemchek, finished in the finale.

Johnson has been a dancer in Dancing with the Stars for eight seasons and participated in four of the Dancing with the Stars: Live! tours, where she was made dance captain for three out of the four. She is passionate about creating and choreographing, and cannot wait for another amazing season.

Dancing with the Stars 23

In Season 23, Jenna was partnered with Jake T. Austin and placed 13th.



Dancing with the Stars: Athletes

In Dancing with the Stars: Athletes, Jenna was partnered with Adam Rippon. They placed 1st.


1 Score given by guest judge Rashad Jennings.
2 Score given by guest judge David Ross.

Dancing with the Stars 27

In Season 27, Jenna was partnered with Joe Amabile. They placed 6th/5th.



Dancing with the Stars: Juniors

In Dancing with the Stars: Juniors, Jenna was the mentor of Hailey Bills and her partner Tripp Johnston. They placed 11th.


Dancing with the Stars 28

In Season 28, Jenna was partnered with Karamo Brown. They placed 8th.

She danced with Sean Spicer in Weeks 8 and 9 when Lindsay Arnold had a family emergency.


1 Score was given by guest judge Leah Remini.



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