Dakoda John Athlete Profile

Dakoda John

Position: Jumps Height: 6-4 Weight: 165 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2011-2014 Hometown: Central, AZ Mission: Tampa, FL Last School: Thatcher High School

Personal

  • Born in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Parents are Grady and Charmine John
  • Has two siblings, Charmell and Ashton
  • Served LDS mission to Tampa, Florida
  • Majoring in construction management
  • Enjoys camping with family and friends
  • Married to Wendy John. They have one son

Before BYU

  • Honor roll student at Thatcher High School
  • Co-captain of track team for junior and senior years
  • Holds the school record in the high jump with a mark of 6-10.00
  • State champion in 110-meter hurdles and high jump both junior and senior years and state champion in the 300-meter hurdles senior year
  • Also played varsity football and won a state championship with the football team in 2007
  • Recruited by University of Arizona

Personal Records

Personal Bests
Mark Event Venue
2.15m High jump 2013 SDSU Aztec Invitational/ 2013 Armory Collegiate Invitational

Career Stats



2011 | Freshman Year

Indoor

  • Took second in the 60 meter hurdles at the BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational with a time of 8.4
  • Took third in the high jump (2.00m) at the BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational
  • Took seventh at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Invitational with a mark of 2.04m

Outdoor

  • Placed third in the high jump (2.03m) at the USC BYU CSUN meet
  • Took third at the BYU Robison Invitational in the high jump with a mark of 2.00m

2012 | Sophomore Year

Indoor
  • Took second at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational with a mark of 2.04m
  • Took third at the Air Force Invitational in the high jump with a mark of 2.05m

Outdoor

  • Placed first at the BYU-USC-Boise Tri meet in the high jump with a mark of 2.11m
  • Took third at the BYU robison Invitational (2.08m)

Academic

  • USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Team

2013 | Junior Year

Indoor

  • Took first in the high jump at the Cougar Indoor Invitational with a mark of 2.10m
  • Placed first at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2.15m)
  • Finished in 13th in the high jump at the MPSF Indoor Track & Field Championships (2.01m)

Outdoor

  • Took second at the SDSU Aztec Invitational with a mark of 2.15m
  • Placed first at the UVU Collegiate Invite with a jump of 2.05m
  • Took first at the Weber State Twilight Open with a mark of 2.10m

2014 | Senior Year

Indoor

  • Took first in the high jump (2.12m) at the BYU Indoor Invitational
  • Tied for third at the Lobo Invitational with a jump of 2.00m
  • Placed seventh in the high jump at the Air Force Invitational with a mark of 2.06m
  • Placed second at the Armory Invitational in the high jump (2.10m)
  • Took fifth at the Air Force Collegiate Invitational with a jump of 2.08m
  • Placed ninth in the high jump with a mark of 2.06m at the MPSF Championships

Outdoor

  • Placed second in the high jump at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner Kersee Invitational with a mark of 2.06m