First called into train with the U.S. U-20s in December of 2009 … A member of the U.S. team that won the 2010 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championships in Guatemala, but played sparingly due to illness … Had an excellent tournament in La Manga, Spain, in February of 2010, playing extremely well at left back … Played in 14 matches in 2010 heading into the U-20 Women’s World Cup, including 10 international games.
Played club soccer for FC Portland Sapphire from 2001-09 … Was USYS Region IV finalists in 2007 and semifinalists in 2005 … Won three state titles with FC Portland (2005, 2007 and 2008).
Full name is Kendall Elizabeth Johnson … Nicknamed: KJ … Also ran track and play basketball during her freshman year in high school … Major is Communications … A true left-footed player … Has a 3.97 GPA in high school and was a member of the National Honor Society … Was in her high school’s Service Club, the National Charity League, the Street Arts Club and the International Studies Program … Like playing guitar, watching sports and napping … Her mom Ann ran track in high school and her dad Chris played soccer … A big fan of the Portland Trailblazers and soon to be Portland Timbers in Major League Soccer.
Played in 21 games as a freshman at UP in 2009, starting 16 … Scored three goals with three assists … Was named to the All-West Coast Conference Second Team and was on the WCC’s All-Freshman Team … A four-year letter-winner at Lincoln High School … A First-Team All-America in 2008 as well as the 2008 Gatorade Oregon State Player of the Year … A two-time state player of the year (2007, 2008) … Was a 2008 Oregon Sports Awards Prep Athlete of the Year finalist … As a junior in 2007, her high school team went undefeated at 18-0-0 as she scored 12 goals with 15 assists … She had 16 goals and nine assists as a senior when she captained the team and was the team MVP … Three-time all-state honoree and the two-time Portland Interscholastic League Player of the Year … Led Lincoln HS to state titles in 2007 and 2008.
Date of Birth
Sep 19, 1990
Overland Park, Kan.