Taylor Johnson - 2012
High Jump: 1.22m
Long Jump: 4.51m
Shot Put: 8.56m
Prep: Ran track for Hillgrove High School coaches Allerie Sweet and Latashia Ironside…School record holder in 4x100, 4x400 and Triple Jump…Two year team captain…Also earned two letters in Basketball and one in Cross Country…Was he region’s Triple Jump champion and finished fifth in Georgia her junior year…Member of two 4x400 teams that qualified for the state championships her sophomore and senior year.
Personal: Full name is Taylor Nicole Johnson…Born on Jan. 23, 1994 in Stone Mountain, Ga…Was voted home coming queen in 2012…Parents are Frederick and Stephanie Johnson. Has one brother, Myles (16)…Enjoys watching “Say Yes to the Dress” and reading…People she admires most are Wilma Rudolph and Jesse Owens…Would like to have the ability to read minds…Would like to have been a spectator at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta…Most influential people in her life are her parents “because they motivated me to stay focused on athletics and academics which has led me to this point”.