Najah Johnson

Najah was born and raised in the city of Newark, NJ. A child of two musicians, this little lady was born to take the stage. 

She is a Drew University Graduate with a B.A in Theatre Arts. Najah has also been an active member of Actors Equity Association since age 12. 

She trained for 8 years vocally in Classical Music and Contemporary, Dance (Musical theatre and hip hop), and in Acting (Arts High School). 

​Coming from a family of artists and educators Najah holds each to high value in her life. During her undergraduate years she participated in multiple Civic Engagement programs focusing on the arts in urban cities and tackling the issue of sexual harassment/assault on college campus through the use of scene work.

Najah has been honored with the following awards:

  • NJ Governor’s Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre
  • Drew University Presidential Scholarship for Performing Arts
  • Drew University Deans Award
  • Thomas D. Sayles Jr. Award for Community Service

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
Actor Moon on a Rainbow Shawl 2006-07 Season