Daniella Johnson
Daniella Johnson
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gahanna, Ohio
High School: Gahanna Lincoln
Position: Sprints

All-MAC: (First Team, Long Jump, 2016 Outdoor); Second Team, Long Jump, 2014 Outdoor, 2016 Indoor)
USTFCCCA Academic All-America (2014 - Outdoor)
Academic All-MAC (2015 - Indoor; 2015 - Outdoor; 2016 - Indoor; 2016 - Outdoor )
MAC Distinguished Scholar (2016 - Indoor; 2016 - Outdoor)

2015-16: Outdoor: Took home top honors in the long jump at the Mid-American Conference Championships (May 13) with the third-best jump (20-4.50/6.21m) in program history, while also finishing seventh in the 100 meters in 11.83...earned first-team All-MAC accolades in the long jump...registered four top 10 performances in the long jump, including capturing the title at the Ricardo Romo Invitational (March 26) with a mark of 19-10.75 (6.06m)...finished fifth in the long jump at the LSU Alumni Invitational (April 23) with a jump of 20-3 (6.17m)...was first in the 200 meters at the All-Ohio Championships (April 9) in a time of 25.81...registered a season-best time of 11.74 in the 100 meters at the Campbell/Wright Invitational (May 7) to finish second, while also running on the winning 4x100 relay squad...an academic All-MAC and distinguished-scholar honoree...Indoor: Garnered second-team All-Mid-American Conference honors placing second in the long jump at the MAC Championships with a mark of 20-1...finished third in the 60 meters at the MAC Championships in a season-low time of 7.55...registered a school-record mark of 20-9 to win the long jump at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 6)...recorded six top-five performances in the long jump, including victories at Akron Invitational (Feb. 6) and Samford Open (Feb. 13)...turned in top-10 efforts on five occasions in 60 meters...placed third in 200 meters at Zips Invitational (Feb. 19) in 25.24...a MAC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete recipient and first-team Academic All-MAC honoree.

2014-15: Indoor: Recorded top-five efforts in five of six meets in the long jump, including first-place finishes at the Kent State Dual (Jan. 16) and Akron Invitational (Feb. 7) with leaps of 18-10.50 and a season-best 19-2.75, respectively...placed eighth in the long jump at the Mid-American Conference Championship with a mark of 18-4.50...in her lone 200 meter event finished in 26.38 at the Akron Pole Vault Convention (Jan 19)...MAC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete honoree...academic All-MAC...Outdoor: An Academic All-MAC selection...placed seventh and 12th, respectively, at the MAC Championship in the long jump (19-0) and 100 meters (12.00)...member of winning 4x100 relay units at Northeast Ohio Quad (April 2) and Campbell/Wright Invitational (May 9) in 46.64 and 46.12, while placing fifth in relay at Longhorn Invitational (May 2) in 47.34...finished first and second, respectively, in the 100 and 200 meters at the Northeast Ohio Quad (April 2) in 12.27 and a career-best 25.41...placed eighth in long jump at Longhorn Invitational (May 2) with a leap a season-long jump of 19-8.25.

2013-14: Indoor: Ran the Zips second-best time in the 60m, crossing the finsh line in 7.73 at the Zips Invitational (Feb. 21) ... placed fourth in the long jump at the SPIRE D1 Invitational (Feb. 15) with a leap of 19-01.50 ... won the blue division of the long jump at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 8), going for 18-02.25 ... Outdoor: NCAA preliminary qualifer in the long jump ... placed 17th at the prelim (May 29) with a mark of 19-05.25 ... also competed at the USA Junior Championships (July 6) where she placed 16th with a leap of 17-11.00 ... became just the fourth Zips' athlete to surpass the 20-foot barrier in the women's long jump while achieving a runner-up finish at the MAC Championships (May 16) with a mark of 20-00.50 ... placed third in the event at the Longhorn Invitational (May 3) with a jump of 19-11.25 ... member of the Zips 4x100 relay team that finished runner-up at the All-Ohio Championships (Apr. 12) with a season-best time of 45.81 and took sixth at the MAC Championships (May 17) with a collective mark of 46.42.

at Lincoln HS: Two-time team Most Valuable Player ... member of the 4x400 relay team that placed second at the state meet with a time of 47.72 ... recorded a top mark of 18-02.25 in the long jump as a junior.

Personal: Born March 18, 1995 ... parents are Peter and Sharon Johnson ... has a sister and three brothers ... parents are from Jamaica.