Alyssa Edwards is the stage name of Justin Johnson, an American drag performer from Texas who is an accomplished nailographer and dancer; owning his own dance studio, 'Beyond Belief', located in Mesquite, Texas. He is best known for being a contestant on Season 5 and All Stars 2 of RuPaul's Drag Race.
Drag Name Origin
She grew up in a large family where everyone all had to agree upon a TV show to watch, and Who’s the Boss was the one. She thought if she ever was a girl, she would be Alyssa Milano. Her last name came from her drag mother, Laken Edwards.
"Girl, I am gagging!"
All Stars 2
"Alright... My name is Alyssa Edwards and I need, I need, I need, I need, I need to get up in this all star gig! (Tongue pop)"
"The sky is the limit when your ♡'s in it. Don't dream it, be it. Always and forever, Alyssa."
All Stars 2 (Episode 4)
"Its Not Personell... its DRAG! P.S. Log Off. Always & Forever, Alyssa E. 💋"
All Stars 2 (Episode 7)
"IMAGINE, CREATE & INSPIRE! ♥ you all! Always & Forever, Alyssa Edwards ALL STARS"
Logo started working with Justin on a show called Beyond Belief which focuses on the Beyond Belief Dance Company, which he is director of. A preview was released on the WOWPresents YouTube channel but it's now unknown if Beyond Belief will be commissioned as a full television series.
- Alyssa was the last queen in the show to be given immunity
- Alyssa is the 2nd queen to be eliminated 3 times in total from both the regular series and in the All Stars series. The first being Tatianna.
- Alyssa has been impersonated for Snatch Game by Violet Chachki from Season 7 and Aja from Season 9.
- "Don't be bitter, just get better."
- "Why you being cute?"
- "I don't get cute I get drop dead gorgeous."
- "Get a grip, get a life, and get over it."
- "Game on, bitch. The sequel."
- "Every woman has a secret. Mine happens to be a little bigger... I'm a man."
- "They read me the house down underneath the cement."
- "What the hell are you squirping like a chirping like a bird?"
- "It's not personal, it's drag."
- "Girl look how orange you f*ckin' look, girl!"
- "She was the one backstabbin' me, behind my back."
- "Bitch, sit yo ass down and shut the hell up, bitch!"
- "Reading you is like reading a Walt Disney book, it's simply too easy."
- "Santino, will you please shut the f*ck up with your no-drag-knowledge mouth?"
- "Oh she really came that way? ...alriggghht."
- "I'm not bothered.com."
- "Not on tonight!"
- "I need to get up in this gig, girl."
- "Wrong queen mama cuz I'm not the one."
- "Mama, this is garbage."
- "Gurl, you're a joke gurl. I could read you on your lack of talent."
- "Put your mouth where your fashion is."
- "Cause I'm what? Sickening!"
- "Face crack of the century."
- "Always and forever, Alyssa Edwards."
- *Tongue pop*
- "Oh, but you really wanna fight."
All Stars 2
- "You're a Gila monster."
- "Well, I was a lovely fourth alternate!"
- "If I go home, it was rigged. RIGGA MORRIS GIRL IT WAS RIGGA MORRIS!"
- "You're that girl I knew you were."
- "PhiPhi I tried to hug you though."
- "Girl why you gagging, you never done a beauty mask before?"
- "Log off, Phi. Log off. Delete the account."
- “Baby, nothin’ was notarized. No contracts are signed. My attorney was not present. That was hog wash."
4th: Detox, 5th: Coco Montrese, 6th: Alyssa Edwards, 7th: Ivy Winters (Miss Congeniality), 8th: Jade Jolie, 9th: Lineysha Sparx, 10th & 11th: Honey Mahogany & Vivienne Pinay, 12th: Monica Beverly Hillz, 13th: Serena ChaCha, 14th: Penny Tration
Jason Carter • Shawn Morales
Jason Carter • Miles Davis Moody • Bryce Eilenberg