Honors & Awards
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2018)
- Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2019)
- 2016, 2017 J.O. National Qualifier
- Top-five finish on beam at 2017 J.O. National Championships
- Two-time Florida State all-around Champion (2016-17)
- 2016 Regional Beam Champion
- 2017 Regional Floor Champion
Johnston is a Level 10 gymnast and trains at American Twisters out of Coconut Creek, Fla. She was a 2017 J.O. National qualifier, posting a top-five finish on beam and two ties for 11th place on vault and floor. In 2017 she was the regional floor champion. Johnston was a two-time all-around champion in Florida in 2016 and 2017. In 2016, Johnston was the regional beam champion.
Abby Johnston is the daughter of Michael and Amy Johnston, born Jan. 20, 2000 in Commerce Township, Mich. She has a sister, Paige (13). Her major is currently undecided. Johnston said, "I chose Nebraska because I fell in love with the campus, the coaches, academic opportunities, and the overall support people have for the university. I love the Big Ten and the midwest."