Student-athlete profile – Rachel Johnson, Cal State San Bernardino

RACHEL JOHNSON

Cal State San Bernardino

Basketball

The lowdown: The 6-foot junior forward is averaging 7.2 points, 2.5 rebounds and has started 10 of 17 games for the Coyotes (14-3). Had a career-high 24 points and six assists in a 78-64 win over Cal Poly Pomona two weeks ago. Went 7-of-10 from the field and 5-for-7 from 3-point range in that game. Also had 17 points with five 3-pointers in nonconference play against Notre Dame de Namur. Averaged 6.2 points and 2.8 rebounds as a sophomore and 3.4 points and 2 rebounds as a freshman. Played four years of basketball and one year of volleyball in high school.

Age: 20

Hometown: Kennewick, Wash.

High school: Kennewick High School, 2005

Major: Communications/public relations

Favorite athlete: LeBron James

Favorite team: Boston Celtics

Role model: My parents (Brian and Cindy Johnson)

Cant miss TV shows: King of Queens, Sex and the City

Most memorable sports moment: Playing in the NCAA Tournament (Division II) last year.

Person most influential in your athletic success: My dad

Celebrity you most want to meet: LeBron James

Favorite food: My moms homemade pizza

Favorite movie: Training Day

Last good book you read: The Secret

Whats in your CD player/iPod: Camron Killa Season

Other hobbies: Shopping

Favorite vacation spot: Mexico

Best advice anyone has given you: Live life to the fullest.

Pre-game ritual or superstition: I chew a piece of gum on each side of my mouth.

What would you like to be doing in five years?: Have a successful career and be happily married.

- Compiled by Michelle Gardner