A former high school principal who advised Barack Obama on education policy, Johnston, 35, of Colorado, sees poor test scores and dropout rates as nothing short of a civil rights issue.
Who is your political hero/inspiration?
What's your go-to political blog?
If you weren't working in politics, what would you be doing?
Principal of an urban high school
What's the most overlooked issue facing America these days?
Ensuring working class Americans access to college
Where do you see yourself professionally in five years?
Hopefully still in the state senate, or head coach of the Denver Broncos :-)