Brandon Johnson
Brandon Johnson

Player Profile

Orange, TX

High School:
West Orange Stark

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 150




2006 - Won the RJ/JJK Invitational 400m hurdles (50.12), but suffered a torn hamstring in the final leg of the 4x400m relay and missed the remainder of the season ... Earned Indoor All-American honors as a member of the seventh-place 4x400m relay team (3:08.39) ... Also at NCAA Indoor, finished 13th in the 400m (47.61) ... Won the MPSF Indoor 400m title (46.40) ... Ran on the indoor school record-breaking 4x400m relay team (3:06.48) that finished first at the Iowa Indoor Classic. Summer 2005 - Placed 10th in the 400mH (49.60) at the USATF Senior National Championships.

2005 - Earned All-American honors at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a fourth-place finish in the 400m hurdles (lifetime-best 48.59, No. 3 all-time at UCLA) ... Also ran on the 12th-place 4x400m relay (3:05.14) ... Defended his West Region (50.12) and Pac-10 (49.34) titles in the 400m hurdles ... Also placed fifth in the 400m at the Pac-10 Championships (46.34, lifetime-best) ... Won the 400mH against USC (50.25) and at the UCSD Invite (46.81) ... Also won the 400m at the UCSD Invite.

Summer 2004 - Finished second at the World Junior Championships in Italy with a time of 48.62 (his time ranked third in the world in 2004, No. 3 all-time at UCLA) ... Also ran the opening leg (45.2 splits) of the World Junior Record breaking 4x400m relay team (3:01.09) ... Won the USATF Junior National Championships in the 400mH (49.59).

2004 - Earned All-American honors as a member of the seventh-place men's 4x400m relay team at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Finished 17th in the 400mH (51.24) at the NCAA Outdoor ... Pac-10 Champion in the 400mH (48.85) ... West Region Champion in the 400mH (49.64).

High School - At the 2003 Texas State 4A Championships, won the 400m in 46.83 (No. 13 prep mark of the year) ... Ran a season-best 10.44 in the 100m ... At the 2002 Texas State 3A Championships, placed third in the 300mH (37.36), running a personal-best 36.83 in qualifying ... Was named to the 4A Academic All-District team ... At the Texas Relays, ran a personal-best 10.40 in the 100m ... Ran a personal-best 20.86 in the 200m in the qualifying rounds of the Junior Olympics ... Also lettered in football.

Personal - Born March 2, 1985 in Manheim, Germany ... Son of Marshall Johnson and Janet Steen ... Has three brothers, Lance, Marshall and Derrick, who plays football for the Atlanta Falcons ... English major.

Johnson's Best Times
100m - 10.40
200m - 20.86
400m - 46.34
400mH - 48.59

2005 - 400m Hurdles
2004 - 4x400m Relay