Track and Field
Event: Hammer Throw
Birthplace: San Francisco, Calif.
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: North Gwinnett High School (Suwanee, Ga.) ‘99
College: Ashland University ’08, Sports Management
- London 2012 Olympic Games, T-9th (hammer throw)
- Two-time national outdoor champion (2011, 2012)
- 2011 Pan American Games, gold, (set record)
- 2008 national indoor champion (weight throw)
- 2007 Pan American Games, silver
2007 national Outdoor Championships, 2nd
2006 national Indoor Championships, 2nd (weight throw)
Fun Facts: Son of Alfred Johnson and Lisa Oliver…Has four siblings, Porshe, Trevor, Aliyyah and Paityn…Married to wife, Crystal Smith-Johnson, who is also a thrower…Has one daughter, Brookly, who was born in April 2012…Name means “stone” in Swahili, but in another dialect, means “fox.”