Johanna attended Tutaleni Primary School in Kuisebmond. The Sunshine Centre was the only place where she could participate in sport for people with disabilities. She has cerebral palsy.

Johanna is called the golden girl of Namibia. She won a silver and gold medal in the 100m and 200m at the 2012 Summer Paralympics. Her life has improved much, from humble beginnings to a sports hero. Johanna also train children at WBCFC in sport.

She has her own wiki page at: