Jordan Johnson is one of the best players from the Wellington, FL area in the Class of 2021.
The 6-foot-4, 187-pound Johnson, who attends Wellington High School, is a dynamic player that works as a combo guard.
No matter the opponent, every game Johnson is determined to give it his all.
Johnson is going all out.
The motor is always at full throttle whenever Johnson steps between the lines.
“When playing PG, I always try to be a playmaker and find open guys. I’m working on being more vocal,” Johnson said. “When playing SG, I have to defend because I’m undersized at that position and focus on being a shot maker and playing aggressive.”
Johnson has great passion and energy whenever he’s on the court. Johnson tells why he enjoys the game of basketball so much.
“The joy it brings me,” Johnson said. “I really just enjoyed playing the game and seeing how I grow and continue to get better every day.”
Johnson has learned many valuable lessons from playing basketball that he applies to his everyday life.
“Playing taught me to never give up, stay the course, and trust the process,” Johnson said.
Johnson shares his favorite basketball memory.
“When I dunked at the buzzer last year against Stranahan and the whole crowd ran on the court,” Johnson said. “It was a great feeling.”
Johnson takes his role as one of the leaders on the team very seriously. Johnson makes sure he’s a daily positive influence on his peers.
“I demonstrate being a good teammate by picking my teammates up when they aren't having the best game. When they are, I continue to cheer them on and always have good energy,” Johnson said. “The best advice I’ve given is to keep your head up when you’re not shooting well and not let it affect my game.”
Johnson is appreciative of having amazing male role models that are supportive.
“I have learned to have good body language always, always have a good attitude towards the game, and be in attack mode every time I step on the court,” Johnson said. “The best advice I’ve gotten is to stay aggressive.”
Johnson patterns his mentality after these standouts.
“In college, it’s DJ Steward. In the NBA, it’s Damian Lillard and Bradley Beal,” Johnson said. “I chose them because I like to compare myself to them. We have similar playing styles and I want to learn as much as I can from them.”
Johnson lists math as his favorite subject in school.
“It’s the subject I’m best at,” Johnson said.
Johnson is striving for greatness in all that he does.
“I want to go Division I for basketball for college and make it to the pros,” Johnson said. “I also just want to become a better person and learn as much as I can from the game.”
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