Carter Johnson
Carter Johnson
Height: 6-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: New Fairfield, CT
High School: New Fairfield
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Major: Political Science
College: Pitzer

At Pomona-Pitzer: Enters his junior season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Men's Track and Field team, where he competes in the sprints and hurdles.

2016: SCIAC All-Academic team.

2015: Qualified for the finals of the 110-meter hurdles at the SCIAC Championships with a personal best 16.79...Bettered that time with a 16.56 in the finals to finish in eighth place...Also qualified for the finals in the 400 hurdles with a personal best 60.07 in prelims, earning an eighth place finish in that event as well.

High School: Attended New Fairfield High School, where he was a member of the cross country, track and basketball teams...All-SWC 1st Team selection in outdoor track...Finished eighth at the New Englands in the 300mIH...Was fifth in the State Opens in the 300mIH and 13th in the 110mHH...Finished second in the Class MM 300mIH, and third in the 110mHH...Was first in the conference in the 300mIH, and 2nd in the 110mHH..Holds PR's in the 300mIH at 39.67 FAT and in the 110mHH at 15.33 FAT...Also earned All-SWC 2nd Team during indoor track seasons, while earning sixth in Class M in the 55mH and second in the SWC...Has a PR in the 55H of 8.25 FAT...Academic High Honor Roll...Also ran for the XTP club team, earning Most Valuable Runner honors.

Personal: Attends Pitzer College, where he majors in political science...Has two brothers...Father, William, ran on the track and field team at Yale...Favorite hobbies include running, lifting, Netflixing, gaming and hanging out with friends...Lists Usain Bolt and Tom Brady as his favorite athletes...Hopes to enter federal law enforcement (Secret Service, FBI, etc.) after graduation...Volunteered with Relay For Life...Chose Pitzer "because of the many academic and athletic resources it has to offer. The Claremont Consortium provides resources and opportunities unmatched anywhere else. The people and environment here, specifically on Pitzer are also a major reason. Almost everyone is friendly, caring and intelligent!"