|High School:||Gallatin HS|
2015: Competed in all five events of his rookie season... Finished in the top-20 in his first three collegiate events... 10th at the Carson-Newman Invitational (Sep. 19) with a 5K time of 18:40.1... 17th at the Hagan-Stone Classic (Oct. 3) with an 8K time of 32:45.50... 20th in his TC debut at the Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational (Sept. 11) with a time of 30:59.99 (8K)... Finished 58th at the SAC Championship (Oct. 24) with a season-low time of 28:11.7 (8K).
High School: Product of Gallatin HS in Gatlin, Tenn..... Coached by Jason Frech... Four-year letterman... Three-time All-County honoree... Recorded a career-best finish of fourth in the district meet as a sophomore and a senior... Personal-best 5,000-meter time of 17:30... Earned two letters in track and field... Recorded a runner-up finish at the regional event and third place in the district competition as a senior... Owns personal-best times of 4:49 in the 1,600 meter, and 2:10 in the 800-meter... Also lettered in basketball.
Personal: Full name is J'Quen Ovon Johnson... Born June 11, 1997 in Gallatin, Tenn.... Son of Ray and Jacqueline Johnson... Brothers - Tre and L'andyn; Sister - Anissa... Majoring in education... SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Future plans: Teach kindergarten or second grade... Favorite book: Tears of a Tiger by Sharon M. Draper; Favorite midnight snack: Peanut butter and jelly sandwich; Favorite musical artist: Wiz Khalifa... Favorite song: "Don't" by Bryson Tiller; J'Quen can't live without: His phone; Most thrilling moment in sports: Making the winning shot against a rival school in basketball; J'Quen's advice to kids: "Enjoy being young"; Favorite color: Blue; Favorite food: Peanut butter and jelly sandwich; Favorite sports other than cross country: Basketball and baseball; Person J'Quen admires most: His older brother; Toughest opponent J'Quen has ever faced: His older brother; What people don't know about J'Quen: He gets pedicures; J'Quen's childhood idol was: Nelly... When people first meet J'Quen, they think: He's quiet.