Katie Johnson

Katie Johnson

Team: San Diego Wave FC

Position: Forward


Katie is a 5 year NWSL veteran and is a tough forward now playing for the new expansion team, the San Diego Wave. She is Mexican-American and chose to play for 28th ranked Mexican National team over opportunities that would have led to the USWNT.

She carried the Chicago Red Stars last season to the 2021 NWSL Finals, scoring the game winning goal that got her team that coveted spot.

Katie's details:

Obsessed with: Aesthetically pleasing spaces. Self Awareness.

Known for: Rising early. Waking for sunrise when near the water. Morning walks with a cup of coffee.

Enjoys: Podcasts, meditating, practicing gratitude

Craves: DIY projects and creative outlets. Painting, cooking without a recipe, drawing.

Can’t live without: music.

Life mantra: Leave it better than I found it