|Hometown:||Olive Branch, Miss.|
|Other College:||Northwest Mississippi CC|
2017: Played in a reserve role on the offensive line . . . Part of an offensive line that helped A-State average a school-record 494.8 yards per game that ranked 10th in the nation, while also averaging 37.8 points per game to rank 13th in the country . . . Midyear signee who participated in A-State’s 2017 spring camp.
NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI CC: Played in 24 games, including 14 as a starter, over two seasons . . . Started all 12 games as a sophomore, helping lead the Rangers to the C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl, a 9-3 record and a No. 6 spot in the final NJCAA rankings . . . Johnson helped pave the way 349.6 yards total offense per game, including 201.5 rushing yards per game that ranked 15th in the nation . . . Played in all 12 games as a redshirt freshman in 2015, earning starts in two outings to help lead NMCC to an 11-1 record and an NJCAA national title . . . Listed as a 2-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com . . . Ranked as the No. 4 junior college center in the nation by 247Sports.com . . . Also recruited by schools such as Cincinnati, New Mexico, Tulane, UAB, UCF, Louisiana-Lafayette and Appalachian State.
MEMPHIS: Spent the 2014 season as a redshirt at Memphis before transferring to Northwest.
HIGH SCHOOL: Varsity letterman at Olive Branch High School, earning team captain honors as a senior when he was named second team all-state . . . Helped lead the Conquistadors to a 15-0 record and the state championship as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 27, 1995 . . . General Studies major.