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Steele Johnson
Steele Johnson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Laurel Springs

Event:
Diving

Birthdate:
06/16/1996



01/27/2015

Johnson Sweeps Diver & Freshman of the Week Honors Again

Freshman leads the team with 10 individual event victories this season.

01/24/2015

Breaststroke & Freestyle Wins Not Enough in Dual with Indiana

Blanco, Dias & Marr each win multiple events, Davis & Meitz post impressive times for women.

01/16/2015

Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.

01/13/2015

Dunnichay & Johnson Sweep Diver of the Week Honors Again

Duo has teamed up for seven Big Ten Diver of the Week awards so far this season.

01/09/2015

Boilermakers Open Up Big Leads on Michigan St. After Day 2

Dias, Johnson & Seliskar lead the men; Dunnichay, Manger & Vogel highlight women's winners.

11/13/2014

Purdue Men Host WKU Mega Gallery

Purdue Men host WKU

11/11/2014

2014 Indiana Intercollegiates Mega Gallery

Purdue men and women host the Indiana Intercollegiates at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center

11/11/2014

Miami/Intrasquad Meet

Season opening action for Purdue men and women

11/09/2014

Purdue Swim vs. WKU

Purdue Swim vs. WKU

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Cincinnati Reds
Favorite Athlete: Ken Griffey, Jr.
Favorite Coach: Adam Soldati
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 & Director: Will Ferrell, Rose Byrne & Richard Linklater
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
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: The Water
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Todd Quick, Theatre
Furry Friend: Star, Black Lab

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.