Paris Johnson Jr.


Player profile

  • Height 6-6
  • Weight 315
  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Last School Princeton
  • Year Junior

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @ParisJohnsonJr
Instagram: @parisjohnsonjr

Ohio State Overview
• Paris is a true sophomore who is majoring in journalism
• Earned OSU Scholar-Athlete status as a freshman
• He played in five games as a true freshman, mostly at guard, including in the CFP championship game against Alabama
• A terrific talent who will play at guard in 2021 but has the talent and size to move to ultimately move over to tackle
• Has written numerous articles that have been published, including on his teammates, and has been credentialed for Ohio State sporting events that he has covered for the school newspaper, The Lantern

More on Paris
• Consensus five-star prospect by 247Sports.com, Rivals and ESPN as a senior
• The No. 7-ranked player overall in the class of 2020 by 247Sports and the nation’s No. 1 tackle
• Received both the Anthony Munoz Lineman of the Year and All-American Bowl’s Man of the Year awards
• The top-ranked player in the state of Ohio
• Spent his first three seasons at St. Xavier in Cincinnati for head coach Steve Specht before finishing his career at Princeton H.S. under Mike Daniels
• Princeton’s offensive MVP in 2019
• Two-time OHSAA first-team All-Ohio selection
• All-conference twice (GMC and GCL)
• Played in the 2020 All-American Bowl in San Antonio
• Ambassador invite to Polynesian Bowl
• Twice named a MaxPreps High School All-American
• Two-time USA Today All-American
• Member of the National Honors Society and Chinese International Honor Society
• Achieved academic high honors each year of high school
• Built comprehensive list of volunteer experiences, including serving as a student ambassador at St. Xavier and working numerous football camps
• Is the son of Monica Johnson

Signing Day Profile