Charlotte’s Dasja Johnson is a renaissance woman of sorts. She was born in Harrells, North Carolina but now lives in Charlotte. Dasja’s a former Carolina Panthers cheerleader. She’s currently a part-time Charlotte Hornets cheerleader. Also, Johnson is a data processor and oh yeah, right now she’s shaking up the mix on reality TV. Dasja Johnson is part of the cast of “Love Island USA,” currently streaming on Peacock.
“Love Island USA” is a popular dating show set on the island of Fiji that features s group of singles looking for love in a tropical villa. As you can probably guess, the drama unfolds once challenges, competitions, and temptations are entered into the sauce.
The “temptation” part is where Dasja Johnson comes in.
“Love Island USA” devotees will tell you that “Casa Amor” week is not to be missed. That’s where the show forces the islanders to split up testing couples’ loyalties. Guess which week Dasja Johnson joined the show as one of the “12 bombshells” tasked with causing a stir?
According to WCNC, Johnson said that she had to go through six interviews over the course of several months. She found out a few weeks before the show that she would be on it, but did not know when or what her role would be until a few days before she left for Fiji.
Who knew being on a reality TV dating show required anything more than a one-time, “She’s hot, book her flight!”
Check out Dasja’s adventures on “Love Island USA” now streaming on Peacock.