Mike Johnson is a Representative from Louisiana. Born in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1972, he earned his B.S. from Louisiana State University in 1995 and his J.D. from Louisiana State University in 1998. He was a private practice lawyer and a member of the Louisiana state house of representatives from 2015-2016 before being elected as a Republican to the 115th Congress (January 3, 2017-present).