Kansas Jayhawks

Cody Johnson

Position Hurdles
Class --/Sr.
Hometown El Paso, Texas
High School El Paso Franklin

CAREER RESULTS

Career Highlights
2019 Indoor Big 12 Champion (DMR)
2018 Academic All-Big 12 First Team

2020 INDOOR (Sr.)
Ran a personal best 49.01 in the 400 meters at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational (2/7-2/8), placing him 14th overall … Placed 10th in the 600 yards at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/28-2/29), running a 1:11.30 … Placed third at the Distance Medley Relay at the Big 12 Championship, where the team finished in 10:02.87 … Was part of the 4×400 meter relay that placed seventh in 3:11.11 at the Big 12 Championship.

2019 OUTDOOR (Jr.)
Finished second in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 51.77 seconds and was a member of the third place 4×400-meter relay team that finished with a combined time of 3:10.64 at the Battle on the Bayou (4/6) … Recorded a wind-aided time of 14.38 seconds for a new personal best in the 110-meter hurdles, finished third in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 52.00 seconds and was a member of the second-place 4×400-meter relay team that finished with a combined time of 3:10.58 at the 92nd Kansas Relays (4/17-20) … Finished second in the 400-meter hurdles with a personal-best time of 50.73 seconds to become the No. 5 performer in KU history at the National Relay Championships (4/26-4/27) … Earned trips to the finals in both the 110 meter hurdles and 400 meter hurdles at the Big 12 Championship (5/10-12), finishing sixth in the 110 meter hurdles in 14.27, and fourth in the 400 meter hurdles in 51.15 … At the NCAA West Preliminary (5/23-25), he made it through to the semifinal round in the 400 meter hurdles, clocking a 50.69 to place 13th overall, making him the fifth-fastest performer in KU history.

2019 INDOOR (Jr.)
Recorded a personal-best time of 1:12.44 in the 600-yard run at the season-opening Bob Timmons Challenge (11/30) to place fourth and was a member of the third-place 4×400-meter relay team that posted a combined time of 3:21.68 … Posted a second place finish in the 600-yard run at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular (1/18) with a time of 1:12.93 and helped the mixed 4×400-meter relay to a first place finish with a combined time of 3:29.57 … Finished with a personal-best time of 49.43 seconds in the 400-meter dash and was a member of the third-place 4×400-meter relay team that finished with a combined time of 3:13.17 at the Texas Tech Open (2/1-2/2) … Posted a personal-best mark of 49.13 seconds in the 400-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational (2/8-2/9) … Finished seventh in the 60-meter hurdle finals with a personal-best time of 8.24 seconds at the Arkansas Qualifier (2/15) … Posted a personal-best time in the 600-yard run prelims at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/22-2/23), clocking in with a time of 1:11.07 and was a member of the Big 12 Champion distance medley relay that finished with a combined time of 9:57.78 and was a member of the third place 4×400-meter relay team that clocked in with a combined time of 3:10.23.

2018 OUTDOOR (So.)
Qualified for the open 110-meter hurdle final at the Kansas Relays (4/18-21) with a wind-aided time of 14.72 seconds and went on to finish eighth in the final with a time of 15.00 seconds … Also placed third in the quadrangular 400-meter hurdles, finishing with a time of 52.92 … Recorded a career-best time of 52.39 seconds in the 400-meter hurdles at the National Relay Championships (4/27-28) to place 11th … Qualified for the final of the 110 and 400-meter hurdles at the Big 12 Championship (5/11-13), where he finished seventh and fifth, respectively, notching a career-best time in the 400-meter hurdles at 51.74 seconds … Finished 28th in the first round of the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/24-26) with a time of 51.84 seconds.

2018 INDOOR (So.)
Opened his season at the Mark Colligan Memorial (1/20) with a fourth-place finish in the 600-meter run with a time of 1:23.89 … Recorded a sixth-place finish in the 600-yard run at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-26) with a time of 1:15.09 and was a member of the fourth-place 4×400-meter relay team that clocked in at 3:21.46. … Clocked a personal-best 400-meter time at the Rod McCravy Memorial (2/3) of 49.54 seconds.

2017 OUTDOOR (Fr.)
Competed at the USATF Junior Championships (6/22-24) where he placed 23rd in the 400-meter hurdles … Finished seventh in the 400-meter hurdles at the Big 12 Outdoor Track & Field Championship (5/12-14) with a time of 53.32 … Won the 400-meter hurdles at the Kansas Relays (4/19-22) with a time of 52.43 … Ran the 110-meter hurdles at the Ward Haylett Invite (5/6) and recorded a time of 14.72, good for second-place.

2017 INDOOR (Fr.)
Posted a third-place finish in the 400 meters at the Jayhawk Classic (1/26-27) with a time of 50.36 … Finished second at the Classic as part of the 4×400-meter relay team that finished with a time of 3:26.32 … Won his first race as a Jayhawk at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/2/16) as a part of the 4×400-meter relay team that finished with a time of 3:15.28.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-time letterwinner for Lennie Brooks’ Franklin Cougars … A four-time All-American … School record holder in the 110-meter hurdles (14.41) and the 300-meter hurdles (37.07) … Finished fifth in the 400-meter hurdles at the 2016 USATF Junior Championships with a time of 52.92 … Claimed the 2015 Region-1 6A 300-meter hurdle championship with a personal-best clocking of 37.07 … A two-time New Balance All-American in the 400-meter hurdles, finishing fifth in the event in 2016 with a time of 52.66 … Finished fourth in the 300-meter hurdles at the 2015 Great Southwest Classic after crossing the finish in 38.21.

PERSONAL
Son of Luther and Heidi Johnson … Has an older brother, Austin Askin … Brother, Austin, plays football for Eastern Illinois … Majoring in computer engineering.