Catina Johnson was seven months pregnant when her mother went to prison, she said.
Johnson will be released from federal prison in Aliceville, Ala., where she has been serving her time since 1996.
"I would tell President Trump thank you so much".
"I have a lot of catching up to do with my family".
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The move comes amid a recent flurry of pardons issued by Trump, who has seemed drawn to causes advocated by conservatives, celebrities or those who once appeared on his former reality show, "The Apprentice".
The television personality later tweeted to say she spoke to Johnson on the phone to tell her the news, saying the phone call was "one of my best memories". In 1993, she was arrested and accused of participating in an operation that trafficked drugs, including cocaine, and was involved in money-laundering.
Johnson had served more than 20 years in prison.
One of Johnson's attorneys, Brittany K. Barnett, similarly applauded Johnson's clemency. She said she turned her life around in prison and decided that she wasn't "going to just do time or let time do me".
Kardashian West announced the "BEST NEWS EVER!".
"[Johnson] lost her longtime job, got a divorce, her son died", Kardashian said. "Her commutation is inspirational & gives hope to so many others who are deserving of a second chance", she said in the tweet.
"I believe because I'm recognized now and my case is magnified through media, it has caught the attention of others", Johnson said. "And that's to take a look at her situation, look at the individual, and say, "hey, this person is more than just a number or a statistic", said Scholl.