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Nikki Johnson-Huston Esq.

From Homeless to Lawyer


Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq. is an unlikely success story.  Born into poverty, she was homeless at age 9, failed out of college by age 18.  She did not let that stop her. Nikki got a job as a nanny during the day, went back to college at night and graduated in 1998 from St. Joseph's University, the same college she had previously failed out of. A 2004 graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia she earned a J.D./M.B.A/ LL.M in Taxation in only four years.  Nikki is a Tax Attorney in Philadelphia and founder of


Keynote Speech at The 2014 Beyond Housing Conference

Nikki gave a stirring address to the 2014 Beyond Housing Conference in New York City on January 17, 2014. The work that the attendees are doing is critically important to address the needs of the homeless and underprivileged communities throughout the nation. Watch the entirety of her keynote address is located here:




Nikki Interviewed by John Seigenthaler

Nikki was featured on Al Jazeera News with John Seigenthaler on December 10, 2013 to talk about her story of overcoming generational poverty and the role social programs can play in helping others like her. Watch her interview which appeared in a national news segment:





Conference of Leaders - Washington DC

In the summer of 2013 Nikki traveled to Washington DC to share with members of Congress the important role SNAP benefits played in her childhood. With the aid of these benefits, her disabled grandmother raised her to be self sufficient and give back to her community. 





Nikki was on the 10! Show on NBC Philadelphia!!!


On Monday July 18th Nikki was a guest on the 10! Show talking about her tips to Fear Less and Be More!

The 10! Show is a local show on NBC Philadelphia channel 10 that discusses topics related to everyone in the Delaware Valley and beyond. Nikki had a great time talking with LuAnn Cahn about how women, and everyone can get over their fears and live their dreams. The tips she shared with the audiance include learning to trusting yourself, ask for what you want, avoid making excuses, don't be afraid to make mistakes and take control of your life.

A special thanks to LuAnn, Bill and the entire team at NBC 10!


Watch the video at this link to the 10! Show



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