|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Downers Grove South|
2011 (Cross country): Ran five races for Valpo as a junior, contributing to Crusader team score on two occasions ... finished fifth among Valpo runners at the Crusader Open and the Navy Invitational ... ran career-best 8K time of 28:21.74 at Evansville Invitational ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll ... a member of the Horizon League Academic All-League Team.
2010 (Cross country): Competed in five meets during sophomore season for the Crusaders ... finished 23rd at Crusader Open, crossing line less than four seconds outside of Valpo's top-five ... lowered career-best 8K time by over a minute, completing the Evansville Invitational in 28:41.36 ... posted an 8K time of 29:00.39 at the Horizon League Championships ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2009 (Cross country): Ran in four races for Valpo as a freshman ... debuted at the Crusader Open with a time of 22:37 over 6K ... posted a season-best 8K time of 30:00 at the Bradley Classic.
Prep: Earned letters running cross country and track and field for the Mustangs ... served as team captain ... a member of the school’s Spanish Honors Society.
Personal: Joe is the son of Doug and Elaine Johnson ... major is accounting ... born September 28, 1990.