In 2007, won every major event entered, including the American Classic, the American Cup, the Pan Am Games, the U.S. Championships and the World Championships.
Became the fourth American gymnast to win the World Championships, and only the second American gymnast to win three gold medals in a world event.
Governor Chet Culver declared October 17 as Shawn Johnson Day in the state of Iowa.
Represented in Coca-Cola's Six Pack promotion for the 2008 Olympics, along with triathlete Andy Potts, basketball star LeBron James and three former gold medalists: swimmer Natalie Coughlin, sprinter Sanya Richards and taekwondo champ Steven Lopez.
Took home four medals from the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing: a gold for the beam, and a silver each in team, all-around and floor.
Honored with a bronze, life-sized statue in the Iowa Hall of Pride in Des Moines.
Won season 8 of Dancing with the Stars with partner Mark Ballas.