Jenna Johnson
Dancer Profile
Birth Date April 12, 1994 (1994-04-12) (age 24)
Hometown Provo, Utah

Partner(s) 23: Jake T. Austin (13th)
Athletes: Adam Rippon (1st)
Jenna Michelle Johnson is a professional dancer on 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 18 she appeared as a finalist on season 10 of So You Think You Can Dance, where she placed in the top four 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. Jenna was a troupe member on Dancing with the Stars for five seasons and also dance captain on their 48-city winter tour. She is now officially a professional on Season 23 of Dancing with the Stars.

Dancing with the Stars 23Edit

Jenna was partnered with Jake T. Austin. Placed 13th.



  • She was a member of the Troupe for season 18, season 19, season 20, season 21, and season 22.
  • She is best friends with fellow professionals Lindsay Arnold and Witney Carson and was a bridesmaid at each of their weddings.
  • She is the third alumnus of So You Think You Can Dance to win Dancing with the Stars after Witney Carson and Lindsay Arnold.
  • Jenna runs about 4 miles every day.
  • She designs most of her dance costumes.
  • She assists the dance conventions JUMP and NUVO. She also teaches ballroom privates.
  • Her dream dance partner is William Wingfield.
  • She is most inspired by Melanie Moore.
  • During Weeks 8 and 9 of season 23, Jenna partnered with James Hinchcliffe when Sharna Burgess suffered a knee injury during dress rehearsal for Week 7's team dance. James and Sharna selected her for the trio round in the semi-finals.
  • She’s had an on-off relationship with fellow pro Valentin Chmerkovskiy since 2015.
    • As of 2017, they are back together.
    • They got engaged on June 14, 2018, in Venice, Italy.