Candidate Biography

Meet Hava Johnston

Who is Hava Johnston?

A lifelong Texan, Hava is a wife, mother, Realtor®, entrepreneur, community activist, and volunteer — all of which combines to make her an exceptional candidate for Frisco City Council Place 5!

Hava wants to use her experience as a business owner, community activist, and involved mother to help work on the issues that are facing our city.

She’s always been a connector and someone who gets the job done — and she’s ready to work with the members of City Council and the people of Frisco to find win-win solutions that benefit us all!

Family

Ms. Johnston has been married to her husband Sean for 27 years, and they have four children together — three daughters (25, 23, and 13) and a 20-year-old son. Her oldest daughters live and work together in Frisco Square, while her son graduated from Lone Star High School and her youngest daughter attends Trent Middle School (both Frisco ISD).

She has been heavily involved in her children’s schools for nearly 20 years, serving in a wide variety of roles that range from Room Parent and PTA committee chair to football team mom and theatre booster club creator and president.

Career

Hava’s professional career started early. “I started working for my family’s ready-to-wear business at age 12,” said Ms. Johnston. “By 16, I was running the showroom and coordinating accounts.” She worked for the company from 1988 through 2005.

Today, Hava owns and operates The Johnston Home Team, a Frisco-based real estate team with her husband Sean. A graduate of The Champions School of Real Estate, she also attended Collin College. Ms. Johnston is a member of the Texas Association of Realtors®, the National Association of Realtors®, and the Collin County Association of Realtors®, and is certified by the Texas Veteran’s Land Board. 

She recently served as the Social Media Chair for the Collin County Women’s Council of Realtors®, and was named “Girl Boss 2019” by Plano Magazine.