Member Spotlight: Jess Johnston

Name: Jesslyn Johnston

Nickname: Jess

Where Are you From? : Granite Falls, WA.

When Did you Start Crossfit?: 5 year ago but only the last 2 years have been consistent

Most frequented class time: 5pm

Occupation and/or Hobbies : Occupation: Inside Sales for a backhoe brokerage company based in California
Hobbies: Crossfit (obviously!), spending time with my family, eating, reading, and sewing

If you had to write an "About Me" what would it say?: Dan and I have been together 7 years, married 3 and we have Easton (2) with another little boy on the way, hopefully soon! I work from home and get to spend my days with Easton and our dog Harley. I love BBQing with friends/family, lake days, and wine....lots of wine!!

Do you have any pets? : 1 Dog - Harley, who has yet to realize that he's adopted....and a dog:)

Favorite Movements or Workouts: Handstand push-ups, wall balls, and snatches

Least Favorite Movements or Workouts : Deadlifts

2 Goals you're working on: I WILL have muscle ups by this time next year!

Favorite Cheat Meal: Mexican food, pizza, and anything with sugar:)

Biggest Crossfit / Fitness Achievement so far : Returning to Crossfit after Easton was born (starting from scratch) and continuing to workout throughout this pregnancy. Thanks Coaches!

Something people at the gym probably don't know about you: I was a volunteer/resident firefighter in Spokane before I met Dan.

I absolutely HATED anything to do with working out before I started at Sumner Crossfit. Dan would have to drag me to the gym with him to get me to go and I never went by myself. Now, I love it and look forward to working out with everyone.

When not working or at the gym, you can be found doing...: Spending time with family and friends or outside with Easton.

What’s the strangest talent you have?: Not really a talent but I can sing along to any song on the radio in any genre.

What is one thing still left on your bucket list?: I would love to travel to Italy and Greece.

If you could have any one superpower, which would you choose?: Teleportation

Favorite Color: Purple

Favorite Emoji: Crying-Laughing face

She is an amazing wife, mother, friend, and one hell of a hard worker. I don’t know what I would do without her.
— Dan Johnston
Jess is a wonderful wife and mother and an amazing athlete. She’s an inspiration working out her entire pregnancy. Always has a smile for everyone and is joy to have at the gym.
— Carrie Rapp

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