McKay Johns
Distance
Ht
5'
11"
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
American Fork, 
Utah
Last School
American Fork High School
Roster Years
2020-2022


Personal

  • Parents are Robert and Sherrie Johns
  • Has five siblings: Jordan, Tyler, Jaclyn, Rachel and Ellie
  • Major: Accounting
  • Mission: Wichita, Kansas
  • Also recruited by Syracuse, UCLA and Stanford

Before BYU

  • All-American and ninth-place finisher at Nike Cross Country Nationals
  • Two-time team state cross country champion
  • Two-time team national runner-up at Nike Cross Nationals 
  • Five-time Utah state runner-up
  • 11-time all-state performances in 5A Cross Country, 800,1600 and 3200
  • National record holder in the 4x1600m relay

Stats

Indoor Personal Bests

Time

Event

Meet

8:14.07

3000m

2020 UW Invitational

14:43.23

5000m

2020 Husky Classic

 

Outdoor Personal Bests

Time

Event

Meet

3:51.78

1500m

2021 Fresno State West Coast Relays

4:15.67

Mile

2021 BYU Cougar Invitational

14:27.82

5000m

2022 Oregon Twilight

31:36.17

10,000m

2022 BYU Cougar Invitational

Career Stats

Men's Cross Country Athlete Profile

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2021

Indoor (2020)

  • Made his collegiate debut in the 3000m (8:14.07) and the 5000m (14:43.23) this season at the 2020 UW Invitational and Husky Classic, respectively 
  • Competed in two meets during the 2020 indoor season

Outdoor (2021)

  • Set personal bests in the men’s 1500m (3:51.78) and mile (4:15.67) at the Fresno State West Coast Relays and BYU Cougar Invitational, respectively. 
Sophmore Year 2022

Indoor Season

  • Did not compete

Outdoor Season

  • Competed in four meets, winning the 10,000m at 31:36.17 at the BYU Cougar Invitational. 
Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year