Major: Youth Ministry
Hometown: Puyallup, WA
Previous School: Seattle Pacific University
College: Washburn is entering his third season playing with the Red Hawks. He transferred to Simpson from Seattle Pacific University prior to the 2012-2013 season. His greatest athletics accomplishment was when his Seattle Pacific team defeated the University of Arizona his freshman year.
High School: Washburn was a four-year starter on Cascade Christian's basketball team. His athletic honors include being a two-time team captain, a three-time MPV and first team all-league selection, an all-state selection, and a state champion. He earned high honors all four years of high school and graduated with a 3.7 cumulative GPA.
Personal: Jonnie is the son of Frank and Jan Washburn. His hobbies include music, clothing, and art.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I saw transferring to SU as an opportunity to help build a new winning tradition for the basketball program, and hopefully inspire all other areas of the university to strive for and expect excellence as well."