Outstanding junior college prospect who looks to bolster the Golden Eagle lineup with his speed, athleticism and his offensive and defensive skills ... Will battle for the starting position in center field ... Baseball America tabbed him as a preseason All-Conference USA selection ... Covers a wide range of real estate in the outfield ... Left-handed hitter who can hit for average, power and steal bases ... Drafted by the Florida Marlins in 2003 in the 27th round ... Drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 2004 in the 32nd round.
Junior College: Two-year starter at Meridian Community College ... Hit .335 with 16 doubles, one triple, five home runs, 50 RBIs and stole 16-of-17 bases ... Helped lead MCC to a 41-12 record, an undefeated home record, the MACJC State Championship and the semifinals of the NJCAA Division II Region 23 Tournament ... Named Second-Team All-MACJC ... Hit .330 with 12 doubles, two triples, five home runs, 25 RBIs and 25-of-31 stolen bases as a freshman ... Helped lead MCC to a 45-10 record, the MACJC State Championship, the Region 23 Championship and an appearance in the NJCAA Division II World Series ...
Prep: Four-year starter for Coach Scott Rimes at Provine High School ... As a senior, he hit .506 with 20 doubles, five triples, seven home runs and 35 RBIs ... Helped lead Provine to a 13-4 record as a senior ... A first-team all-state selection .... First-team all-metro honoree ... A three-time all-district honoree ... Named the team's most valuable player ... Played in the Mississippi Crossroads State High School All-Star Game ... Helped lead Provine to a 20-10 record and an appearance in the first round of the state championships ... Also a two-year letterwinner in basketball.
Personal: Son of George and Selena Johnson.... Majoring in coaching and sport administration ... Enjoys watching sports and playing basketball in his spare time ... Born Dec. 17, 1984.