Simone Garcia Johnson Named Next Year’s Golden Globes Ambassador

Simone Garcia Johnson is getting a Golden opportunity…

The 16-year-old half-Latina model has been named Golden Globes Ambassador, formerly called Miss Golden Globes, for next year’s awards show, according to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Simone Garcia Johnson

Garcia Johnson is the daughter of Hollywood star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and entertainment and media mogul Dany Garcia.

“As we look forward to the 75th anniversary of the Golden Globe Awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association members decided to expand this role to embody the HFPA’s philanthropic efforts year round,” said HFPA President Meher Tatna. “The honoree will now be referred to as the Golden Globe Ambassador, and we could not think of a better representative than Simone to carry on this tradition, as her values closely reflect everything the HFPA stands for.

Garcia Johnson also announced her partnership with GlobalGirl Media as part of her new title.

“I’ve been lucky enough to grow up in a household with strong role models and feel so honored to represent the HFPA for its 75th Anniversary,” she said.  “As the newly minted Golden Globe Ambassador, I hope to serve as a role model to young people everywhere and empower them to speak out on issues they are passionate about.”

NBC will air the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards live at 8:00 pm ET Sunday, January 7, from the Beverly Hilton. The show will be delayed in the West.