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Trajen

Johnson

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Wide Receiver
Height 6'2"
Weight 190
Year First Year
Hometown Little Rock, Ark.
High School Pulaski Academy
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience High School
School: CC
Birthdate November 23, 1999

Bio

HIGH SCHOOL

 

A 2018 graduate of Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, Ark., where he played four years of varsity football for Head Coach Kevin Kelley … Named a First Team All-State player as a senior … Selected to the All-USA USA Today Second Team Arkansas squad as a senior … Two-time First Team All-Conference selection … Led Pulaski to four state Class 5A football championships and 54-2 overall record … In his four-year high school career as a wide receiver, caught 158 passes for 2,793 yards and 37 touchdowns with 12 100-yard receiving games … Caught 98 passes for 1,561 yards and 19 touchdowns (15.9 yards per reception average) with eight 100-yard receiving games as a senior … Finished with career-highs for receptions (15) and receiving yards (323) with a long reception of 68 yards and a touchdown vs. Little Rock Christian Academy … Caught nine passes for 146 yards and three touchdowns vs. Sylvan Hills … Caught 13 passes for 141 yards and four touchdowns vs. Parkview … Those three games were in succession … Led the Bruins to a 14-0 record their fourth consecutive Arkansas Class 5A state championship as a senior … Scored touchdown, caught six passes for 122 yards (long of 67 yards) in 37-36 state title win over McClellan … Caught 46 passes for 923 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior … Caught seven passes for 225 yards with a long of 88 yards and four touchdowns vs. Page … Four 100-yard receiving games as a junior … Career-long reception was a 90-yarder vs. McClellan (five catches for 135 yards) … Earned First Team All-Conference honors as a junior … Led the Bruins to a 13-1 overall record, conference title and Class 5A state championship as a junior … Made 13 receptions for 281 yards and three touchdowns as a sophomore while leading the Bruins to another state title … Rated a three-star recruit by 247sports.com,  Rated as the No. 15 recruit in the state of Arkansas … Ranked among Arkansas’ top-25 recruits by SEC Country … Ranked the No. 17 recruit in the Ivy League by HeroSports … Earned seven varsity athletics letters at Pulaski … Also played basketball and competed in track and field as a sprinter … Named an All-State basketball player as a senior in 2017-18 … Two-time All-Conference basketball selection … Averaged 17 points, eight rebounds and five assists per game as a junior … Also ranked among the state’s top-25 basketball players … Played AAU basketball for the Arkansas Spartans Elite … National Honor Society and National Beta Club member … Involved in a variety of community service activities including Champion of Hope Boys and Girls Club and Little Rock Food Bank.

 

PERSONAL

 

Born Trajen Lee Johnson on November 23, 1999 in Little Rock, Ark. … Son of Lee and Lahoma Johnson of Little Rock, Ark. … Has a sister Latoria Ransom and brother Braelen … Plays the saxophone and was in a jazz band for six years in high school … Music has always been a huge imprint in his life … Mentioned on twitter that he may want to play basketball for Columbia as well … Enjoys football for the team camaraderie and the fact that everybody plays together … Not many people know this but he has written a 50-page thesis on the minimum wage … Committed to Columbia on January 1, 2018 … Chose Columbia for its family-oriented football environment, the academic environment and the opportunity to possibly play both football and basketball in college … Also because he felt like academically and socially that there was not another college that would instill the same values as Columbia … Selected Columbia over offers from Harvard, Yale, Penn, Dartmouth, Cornell, Army West Point, Air Force, Georgetown, Navy, Arkansas State, Central Arkansas, Georgetown, Grambling State, Southeast Missouri State … Also was recruited by Stanford, Arkansas, Mississippi State, Texas, Oklahoma State, Duke, Southern Illinois, Samford and Cincinnati … Enrolled at Columbia College and intends to major in Economics/Political Science.

 

ARTICLES

https://scout.com/college/football/recruiting/Article/WR-Trajen-Johnson-has-Wide-Array-of-Interest-74907979

https://247sports.com/Article/3-star-receiver-Trajen-Johnson-commits-to-Columbia-Lions-shortly-after-midnight-on-New-Years-112998277

https://www.recruitingnewsguru.com/2018-wr-trajen-johnson-ready-lead-pulaski-academy-fourpeat-arkansas/

 

 

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