ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Daniela Johnson
Daniela Johnson
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Miami Palmetto Senior
Position: Freestyle

Freshman 2013-14
Part of the 400 freestyle relay (3:27.25) that placed first and the 200 medley relay (1:51.61) that placed fourth against Columbia while finishing fourth in the 50 freestyle (24.39), finished third in the 100 freestyle (52.13) Nov. 9 … Raced on the 200 medley relay (1:47.47) that finished third, came in third in the 200 freestyle (1:52.49), third in the 100 freestyle (51.83) and was part of the 400 freestyle relay (3:24.74) that finished first against Dartmouth and Cornell Nov. 16 … Part of the 200 freestyle relay (1:35.62) that finished 13th, and part of the 400 medley relay (3:49.91) that finished 11th at the Texas Invitational Dec. 5-7 … Swam as a member of the third-place 200 medley relay team (1:48.71), took second in the 100 breast (1:07.62), second in the 200 breast (2:21.81) and was a part of the second-place 200 free relay team (1:39.17) against Brown … Was a member of the third-place 200 medley relay team (1:47.83), before taking first in the 100 free (52.27) and second in the 200 breast (2:26.80) at Penn … Placed third in the 100 free (51.34) and the 200 free (1:50.14), and took fourth in the 200 breast (2:21.99) at HYP … Was a member of the winning, pool-record setting 800 freestyle relay (7:15.07), the second place 200 free relay (1:31.08), third in the 200 medley relay (1:40.13); took fourth in the 200 free, but clocked in a 1:48.23 in the prelims; stole ninth in the 100 free (50.59) and 12th in the 200 breast at the Ivy League Championships … Swam in the Ivy time trials, finishing the 50 free in 23.74.

Before Harvard
 Selected as captain as a senior and earned four varsity letters in swimming at Miami Palmetto Senior ... Helped her high school team to an undefeated GMAC, district and dual-meet records ... Led Miami Palmetto Senior to a dual-meet championship ... Regional champion as a senior ... Two-time district champion ... Had six individual top three finishes at state championships ... Member of two third place relay teams at the state championships ... All-Dade Swimming and Diving Girls Swimmer of the Year ... Four-time All-Dade first team member ... Three-time MVP ... Scholar-Athlete All-Dade nominee as a senior ... Two-year member of the National Society of High School Scholars ... Recognition Award in Advanced Placement Art History recipient as a sophomore ... Principal Honor Roll student as a sophomore ... Superior Honor Roll student as a junior ... Volunteered with the Reach Program and Breakthrough ... Her mother, Elvira Restrepo, and her father, Neil Johnson, both finished graduate degrees at Harvard with her mother completing in 1990 and her father in 1989.