John Lewis

Middle Distance
Philadelphia, Pa.
High School:
Cheltenham HS

TFRRS Profile

Career Honors

  • 2018 First Team All-American (indoor 800m)
  • 2018 Second Team All-American (outdoor 800m)
  • 2x ACC champion in the indoor 4x400m (2016, 2018)
  • 3x First Team All-ACC honoree (indoor & outdoor)

Clemson Highlights

  • Holds program record, 1:47.14, in the indoor 800m, which he achieved at 2018 ACC Indoor Championships on Clemson’s home track
  • Ranks fourth in program history in the outdoor 800m (1:47.62)
  • Member of 2018 ACC indoor champion 4x400m relay team, which set No. 4 time (3:07.36) in program history
  • Member of both 2017 and 2018 DMR unit, which ranks firsts and second in program history, respectively.

2017-18 Highlights

  • Earned First Team All-America honors after placing seventh in 800m at NCAA Indoor Championships
  • Earned Second Team All-America honors after placing 15th in 800m at NCAA Outdoor Championships
  • Ran program record 1:47.14 to earn ACC Indoor Championship runner-up status and First Team All-ACC accolades
  • Member of ACC indoor champion 4x400m, third-place DMR and third-place outdoor 4x400m teams
  • Outdoor ACC runner up in 800m

2016-17 Highlights

  • Represented the Tigers at NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 800m and 4x400m relays
  • Earned Second Team All-ACC honors in both indoor and outdoor 800m
  • Achieved outdoor personal best, 1:47.62, at 2017 ACC Outdoor Championships, which is also good for No. 4 in Clemson history

2015-16 Highlights

  • Helped 4x400m relay to ACC Indoor crown in February, Clemson’s second straight in the event
  • Qualified for open 800 final at the indoor conference meet
  • Competed at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the 800m
  • Top time overall was 1:48.19 in a runner-up effort at Auburn’s Tiger Track Classic

Cheltenham High School Highlights

  • 2014 400m Indoor State Champion
  • 2014 4×4 Indoor State Champions
  • 2014 4×4 3rd at New Balance Indoor Nationals (Split 47.43)
  • 2014 4×4 Outdoor State Champions
  • 2014 AAU National Junior Olympics 800m Champion
  • 2015 800m Indoor State Champion (1:50.57, Finished ranked US #1)
  • 2015 4×4 Indoor State Champions
  • Won 2015 4×4 New Balance Indoor Nationals
  • 2015 800m Outdoor State Champion (1:48.72)
  • 2015 4×4 Outdoor State Champion (Split 46.00)
  • 2015 800m New Balance Outdoor National Champion (1:48.33)
  • Won Back to Back Team State Championship Titles 2014-2015 for Indoor and Outdoor
  • Earned Pennsylvania Gatorade Track Athlete of the Year, broke the outdoor 800 state record, earned Cheltenham High School Athlete of the Year and earned an Iron Man Award for 2014


  • Born Jan. 18, 1997
  • Majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management