Position
Jumps
Height
5'9
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Houston, Texas
High School
Northshore Senior HS

Events: Long Jump (IN: 19-0; OUT: 19-4 ¾), Triple Jump (40-4)

2011
Saw action in both the long jump and triple jump at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships as a sophomore in 2011 … Finished in 14th place in the triple jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships, posting a seasonal-best mark of 38 feet, 8 ¼ inches in her series … Also finished in 17th place overall in the long jump at the conference meet with a wind-aided mark of 18-10 … Posted a 2011 wind-legal best of 18-9 ¾ at the LSU Tiger Relays and wind-aided best of 18-11 ¾ at the LSU Alumni Gold as a sophomore … Finished runner-up in the triple jump in LSU’s outdoor season opener at the Louisiana Classics with a wind-legal mark of 38-7 … Set an indoor personal record in the long jump at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier as she jumped 19-0 to take third place in the event … Jumped 18-5 at both the Purple Tiger Invite and LSU Twilight during the indoor season … Posted an indoor season best of 37-10 ½ in the triple jump at the Purple Tiger Invitational.

2010
Competed in the long jump and triple jump during her freshman season in 2010 … Finished in 16th place in the triple jump (37-6) and 19th place in the long jump (17-5 ½) at the SEC Indoor Championships … Recorded an indoor seasonal best and personal best in the long jump with a mark of 18-1 ¾ at the LSU Twilight to finish in 12th place overall … Top triple jump mark came at the SEC Indoor meet … Jumped an overall seasonal best of 18-6 ½ to win the long jump title at the Cole-Lancon Twilight hosted by the University of Louisiana at Monroe … Added a third-place finish in the triple jump at the Cole-Lancon Twilight, jumping an outdoor seasonal best of 36-7 ¾ … Jumped 18-0 ½w in the long jump at the Miami Elite Invitational and 18-1 ½ at the LSU Tiger Relays … Took 16th place in the long jump (17-8) and 17th place in the triple jump (36-0 ¾) at the SEC Outdoor Championships.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the top jumps prospects in the nation for the Class of 2009 … Set a personal best of 40 feet, 4 inches in the triple jump to win the event title while competing for Northshore Senior High School at the 2008 Region 3-5A Track and Field Championships … Set a personal best of 19-4 ¾ in the long jump to earn a silver medal at the University Interscholastic League Class 5A State Championships in 2008 … Was also a state qualifier in the triple jump in 2008 where she placed seventh in Class 5A … Won the Class 5A state title in the long jump as a sophomore in 2007 with a wind-aided jump of 19-2.

PERSONAL
Full name is Whitney Lynn Johnson … Born on Nov. 10, 1990 … Parents are William and Rosaline Johnson … Has an older brother, William Johnson, Jr., and a younger brother, Noah Arnold … An honor student at Northshore High School who was a member of the National Honor Roll during her high school career … Currently undecided on a major.

 

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