Track and Field
Sport: Track and Field
Birthplace: Queens, N.Y.
Hometown: Santa Clara, Calif.
High School: Canyon High School (Canyon Country, Calif.) ‘04
College: University of California, Berkeley ’08, Theater and Performing Arts
- London 2012 Olympic Games, 5th (800-meter)
- Four-time national outdoor champion (2007, 2010-12)
- 2010 World Indoor Championship, bronze
- 2007 NCAA indoor and outdoor champion
- 2007 Pac-10 Women’s Track Athlete of the Year
- 2006 North America, Central america and Caribbean U-23 champion
Personal: Daughter of Yvonne and Eric Johnson…Married to husband, Louis Montano…Has one brother, Eric…Has one daughter, Linnea…Hobbies include painting, arts and crafts, sewing, wood work, welding and swordplay…Always wears a flower in her hair when she races…Speaks Spanish.
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