Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson
Height: 5-8
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Elgin, S.C.
High School: Spring Valley HS
Position: Distance

2010 XC:

Before USC Upstate: A three time South Carolina state champion,  two-time all-state honoree and a state record holder ... Picked up his state championships in the 4x800m (2009, 2010) and 4x400m (2010) while being honored as an all-state athlete with his performance in the 800m (2009, 2010) ... Along with his brother, Matt, Johnson is a member of the state record holding 7:53.00 4x800m relay squad  and Spring Valley High School record holding 7:50.99 4x800m relay team ... Comes to Upstate with a 49.62 400m, 1:56.52 800m and 17:13 5K.

Personal: Born on June 22, 1992 ... Son of Donald and Monica Johnson ... Has seven siblings ... Favorite food is chicken ... Favorite movie is "Step Brothers" ... Favorite TV show is "Family Guy" ... Enjoys listening to Michael Jackson ... Favorite season is spring ... Favorite actor is Will Ferrell.