Drag performer as well as dance teacher who gained fame on the 5th season of RuPaul's Drag Race. He joined RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars in 2016 and went on to star in his own Netflix docu-series Dancing Queen in 2018.
He was a drag competitor during the 2000s, with his first success coming in Miss Gay Texas in 2003-2004 when he placed as the first alternate.
He was dethroned from his title of Miss Gay America in 2010.
He is from Mesquite, Texas and his real name is Justin Johnson. His mother was Sherrie Johnson.
His stage name of Alyssa Edwards is an homage to Alyssa Milano and the drag family House of Edwards.