Position
Sprints
Height
5'9
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Port Allen, La.
High School
Port Allen HS

Events: 60M (6.77), 100M (10.51), 200M (IN: 21.57; OUT: 21.65)

2010
One of the team’s top short sprinters during his freshman season in 2010 … Competed in the 100-meter dash at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Greensboro, N.C. … Finished in 30th place in the 100 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds while setting a new wind-legal PR of 10.51 in the first round of qualifying … Finished runner-up in the 100 meters at the Louisiana Classics (10.54w) … Also took third place in the event at the LSU Tiger Relays with a seasonal-best wind-aided time of 10.44 … Set a seasonal-best wind-aided time in the 200 meters at the Miami Elite Invitational, where he finished in sixth place with a windy time of 21.23 … Finished in 21st place in the 100 meters (10.79) and 26th place in the 200 meters (21.95) at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Also ran the anchor leg of LSU’s 4×100-meter relay team during much of the outdoor campaign … Anchored the Tigers to a third-place finish at both the Texas Relays (39.43) and Penn Relays (39.98) … Finished in 15th place in the 60 meters (6.80) and 18th place in the 200 meters (21.57) at the SEC Indoor Championships … Established a personal best of 6.77 in the 60-meter dash during the indoor season … Set his 60-meter PR in a third-place finish at the LSU Twilight … Recorded matching times of 6.81 in the 60-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational and LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … His 200-meter time of 21.57 in the 200-meter dash at the SEC Indoor Championships established a new lifetime personal best in the event … Was an indoor and outdoor letterwinner in 2010.

PRIOR TO LSU
The most dominant sprinter in Class 3A in the state of Louisiana for the Class of 2009 … Won the Class 3A state championship in the 100-meter dash with a wind-aided time of 10.44 seconds in the final at the LHSAA Class 3A Outdoor State Championships in May 2009 … Was also the state runner-up in the 200-meter dash after clocking a new personal best of 21.65 in the state final … Set a wind-legal personal best of 10.53 to win the 100-meter title at the Mobile Challenge of Champions on April 4, 2009 … Earned distinction as the Division II indoor state runner-up in the 55-meter dash as a senior in 2009, running a time of 6.35 in the final heat.

PERSONAL
Full name is Johnathan Neal Johnson … Born on Aug. 6, 1991 … Parents are Russell and Barbara Johnson … Has five siblings: Akitra, Russell, Tirinco, Jarell and Anna … Was a member of the honor roll at Port Allen High School in 2008 and 2009 … Undecided on a major.

 

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