Blake Johnson
Blake Johnson


Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:



Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Coach: Tony Dungy
In His MP3 Player: Cyndi Lauper
Last Concert He Attended: Wiz Khalifa
Favorite Actor & Actress: Matt Damon & Mila Kunis
Favorite Month of the Year: July
Favorite Holiday: 4th of July
Favorite Big City:Vancouver
Favorite Building on Campus: Mackey Arena
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Australia
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Golf
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Being on the lake
Furry Friend: Jack, Yellow Labrador

2011-12: Johnson competed in five different events, racing primarily in the 100 back and 100 fly... posted season-best times in the 50 free (21.28), 100 back (51.93) and 100 fly (49.81) at the Ohio State Winter Invite... finished as the runner-up in the C final of the 100 fly at the Ohio State Invitational... swam the anchor leg on the 200 free relay winner at the Big Ten Quad... won heat two of the 50 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates... finished as the runner-up to Brendan Joyce in the 100 fly in the dual meet win against Miami... also competed in the C final of the 200 back (1:55.27) at the Ohio State Invitational... swam the 100 back and 100 fly at the Big Ten Quad... raced in the 100 free at the Ohio State Invitational.

Before Purdue: Four-time All-American and 2011 Indiana state champion in the 100 fly as a senior at Homestead High School in Fort Wayne... two-time Fort Wayne News Sentinel Swimmer of the Year... four-time individual IHSAA state finalist after winning four sectional titles... Team Indiana representative... graduated with honors.

Personal: Full name is Blake A. Johnson... born in Fort Wayne... son of Bill and Stacy Johnson... family also includes older sister Danielle and brothers Zach and Seth... Zach also swims for Purdue and Danielle competed collegiately at DePauw... majoring in psychology.