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Tanisha Johnson
Position: Jumps/Multi-Events
Year: Senior
Hometown: Macomb, Mich.
High School: Dakota HS
Other College: Grand Valley
Tanisha Johnson
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 07/06/2010

2010 (Outdoor Track and Field): Finished fifth in the high jump (5-5) at the MAC Outdoor Championships.

2010 (Indoor Track and Field):
Placed third in the high jump (5-6 1/2) and fifth in the pentathlon (3,703 points) at the MAC Indoor Championships … cleared a career-best 5-8 in the high jump at the Chippewa Invitational.

2009 (Outdoor Track and Field): Scored at the MAC Outdoor Championships in the high jump (5-5 1/4) and heptathlon (4,659 points) … won the high jump (5-5 1/4) at the Len Paddock Invitational  … ran a career-best 15.10 in the 100m hurdles at the Gina Relays.

2009 (Indoor Track and Field):
Won the high jump (5-5) at the Chippewa Open.

Grand Valley State: 2008 (Outdoor Track and Field): Finished eighth in the high jump (5-0) at the GLIAC Outdoor Championships.

2008 (Indoor Track and Field):
Placed third in the high jump (5-4) and eighth in the triple jump (34-0) at the GLIAC Indoor Championships.

2007 (Outdoor Track and Field): Finished runner-up in the triple jump (36-5 1/2) at the GLIAC Outdoor Championships.

2007 (Indoor Track and Field):
Took sixth in the long jump (17-0) at the GLIAC Indoor Championships.

High School—
Lettered four times in track and once each in cross country and basketball … earned all-state and all-county honors eight times in track … 2006 indoor state champion in the triple jump … 2006 state runner-up in the long jump … regional long jump record holder … owns school records in the 100m, 200m, 4x200m, high jump and long jump.

Career Bests—
High jump (5-8); long jump (19-0 3/4); 100m (12.4); triple jump (39-4); javelin (106-7); 100m hurdles (15.10); 200m (26.2); pentathlon (3,703 points); heptathlon (4,659 points).

Personal—
Born March 25, 1988 … full name is Tanisha LeSha Johnson … nicknames are T-Bone, TJ and T … parents are Nancy Adams Johnson and Sylvester Johnson … majoring in construction management with a 3.05 GPA.