Hiluv Johnson is a proud first-generation college graduate of Columbia College 05’. She devoted the first half of her career to behavioral health research with a concentration in cancer and other health disparities. Hiluv earned her master’s degree in social work from the University of South Carolina and became licensed in 2018. In her current role as Director of Counseling at Columbia College, SC she oversees the day-to-day operations of the counseling center to include mental health counseling, employee consultations related to mental health issues, crisis responses and case management. Through her strong desire to serve her community, she works with several community organizations, particularly involving intimate partner violence, self-care and aging, homelessness, lgbtqia+, and cancer prevention. She is also a Process Improvement Professional (green belt).