Outdoor Adventures

Drop Shadow


janiceName: Janice Johnson

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Temecula

Major: Liberal Studies

Dream Job After College: Teach children in a third world country

Why did you join the guide program? Because I had a lot of fun at Pre-O and wanted to go on more outdoor trips and learn about the outdoors

I am adventurous because…I am always up for a new challenge and enjoy learning about our outdoor world

Favorite trip/outdoor activity: Hiking and horse back riding

Favorite National Park: Sedona

Favorite outdoor location in San Diego: Coronado

Favorite place to hang out on campus: La Paloma

Weirdest food you have created and/or ate: Mashed potatoes from potato flakes- I did not know those flakes expanded like that

Craziest trip experience: When my family went to Mexico many years ago and two people on our trip got stung by sting -rays and we had to rush them to the hospital

Worst injury from an outdoor trip: Big, ugly scar on my leg

If you could go one place in the world where would you go? Kenya and work with educating children

Funniest outdoor trip experience: Big Sur when Elva fell into the water while taking a picture

What is one thing people don’t know about you? My dad built our house

What certifications and trainings do you have: Wilderness First Responder

Favorite piece of outdoor gear: Headlamp

What are five things you wish you knew prior to starting college?
How hard it really is to get around without a car

How the meal plan worked

All of the resources USD has for students who are struggling

How it is super important to stay on top of things and not fall behind

How willing teachers are to help students if they are struggling in class

"OMG! I love the outdoors so much!" - Janice