Eric Johnson is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, where he represents District 100 in the cities of Dallas and Mesquite, Texas. District 100 includes portions of South Dallas, Oak Cliff, East Dallas, and West Dallas, including Buckner Terrace, White Rock Village, Westmoreland Heights, Owenwood Park, Claremont, Dolphin Heights, Forest Hills, Hollywood Heights, Lakewood Hills, the Design District, the Medical District, The Cedars, Exline Park, Golden Seeds, and Dixon Circle. District 100 is the most geographically diverse district in Dallas County, and one of the most geographically diverse, urbanbased districts in the entire state.
Johnson was born on October 10, 1975 in Dallas, Texas. He attended Sudie Williams Elementary and C.F. Carr Elementary in the Dallas Independent School District until the second grade, when he received a scholarship to attend Greenhill School through the West Dallas Boys amp Girls Club. Johnson graduated from Greenhill School in 1994. Johnson went on to attend Harvard University and was a resident of Cabot House. He was initiated into Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. his sophomore year and headed up the community service efforts of both that organization and the Harvard Black Students Association, which earned him both the John Lord OBrian and Stride Rite scholarships from Harvard College for his commitment to community service. The summer between his junior and senior year of college, he studied public policy at the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley as part of the Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship Program. While at Harvard, J