This is pretty amazing! Nicholas Johnson, Princeton University's first black valedictorian, is Canadian and he's getting lots of love online. The grad even got congratulated by the Prime Minister.\nJohnson, who concentrated his studies in operations research and financial engineering, was named valedictorian of Princeton's Class of 2020 at the end of April.\nThat makes the Montreal native the first black valedictorian in the university's 274-year history.\nWith this honour, Johnson will participate in Princeton's virtual commencement ceremony on May 31 and give a speech to the graduating class.\nHe had recently tweeted, "thank you everyone for the warm regards! My journey has only been possible because of the countless people who have supported and inspired me along the way."\nA couple of days after that was posted, the Prime Minister saw it and responded to it.\nJustin Trudeau took to Twitter on May 13 to congratulate Johnson on his historic accomplishment.\n"Nick, you're making history and leading the way for so many," Trudeau said. "Congratulations on this achievement - Canadians are proud of you and we can’t wait to see what you do next."\nHe also wished the grad good luck on his speech at the ceremony.\nNick, you’re making history and leading the way for so many. Congratulations on this achievement - Canadians are proud of you and we can’t wait to see what you do next. Good luck on the 31st! https://t.co/S0SSkWpDed— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) May 13, 2020\nThe congratulations don't stop there.\nJohnson also got a shout out on Twitter from former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama.\nShe also went to Princeton and congratulated the Montrealer on making history at the university.\nNicholas Johnson, an operations research and financial engineering concentrator from Montreal, has been named valedictorian of #Princeton20. Congratulations, Nicholas! 👏 pic.twitter.com/pS11ep2rWZ— Princeton University (@Princeton) April 27, 2020\n"I have a feeling this is just the beginning for you, and I cannot wait to see everything you continue to achieve," Obama said.\nObama was right, this is just the beginning for Johnson.\nHe's headed to MIT for Ph.D. studies in operations research.\nBefore taking Princeton by storm, Johnson went to school in Westmount, Quebec.