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Steele Johnson
Steele Johnson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Laurel Springs

Event:
Diving

Birthdate:
06/16/1996



10/30/2014

Boilermakers Cruise to Dual Meet Win at Miami (Ohio)

Seliskar out touches Brooks by fourth tenths in 200 fly, wins 200 back & swims on relay winner.

10/29/2014

Purdue Set for Road Duals at Miami & Notre Dame

Boilermakers to compete in two different pools in 48-hour span for eighth time since 2006.

10/25/2014

Purdue Wins Six Events in Triple Dual Split with OSU & UC

Davis, Jagdfeld & Sheets finish 1-2-3 in the 200 freestyle.

10/21/2014

Dunnichay & Johnson Named Big Ten Divers of the Week

Dunnichay goes 4-for-4 in event wins, Johnson already in fourth place on 3-meter.

10/18/2014

Purdue Men & Women Impress on Season-Opening Night

Women win all 16 events vs. Miami, Gold emerges victorious in men's intrasquad.

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Cincinnati Reds
Favorite Athlete: Ken Griffey, Jr.
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Adelaide, Australia
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Matty Mullins
In His MP3 Player: Memphis May Fire
Last Concert He Attended: Panic! At the Disco
Favorite Actor & Actress: Will Ferrell & Rose Byrne
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Cheeseburgers
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Purdue Building: Wiley Dining Court
Favorite Big City: Sydney
Unique Travel Locale: Australia
Country He'd Like to Visit: South Africa
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Soccer
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Lacrosse
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Todd Quick, Theatre

USA Diving Bio

Before Purdue: Trained under Adam Soldati at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center on the club level with the Boiler Diving Academy before enrolling at Purdue... represented USA Diving at the FINA Diving World Cup in the summer of 2014, winning bronze with David Boudia in synchronized 10-meter platform... six-time senior national champion with USA Diving before enrolling at Purdue, including 10-meter platform winner at the 2013 USA Diving Winter Nationals... 15-time junior national champion... four-time champion at the junior Pan-Am Games... earned his high school diploma from Laurel Springs, an accredited, private, online school based in Ojai, Calif.

Personal: Full name is Steele Alexander Johnson... born in Indianapolis... parents are Bill and Jill Johnson... family also includes siblings Race and Hollyn Johnson... brother race is a defensive back on the Purdue football team... father played baseball at Sam Houston State... majoring in film and video studies with a goal of becoming a director or cinematographer.