Tyreke Johnson


Player profile

  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 195
  • Hometown Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Last School Trinity Christian Academy
  • Year Rs.-Freshman

Ohio State Overview: Tyreke Johnson was one of eight from the 2018 recruiting class who enrolled in classes at Ohio State in January 2018 … he competed throughout the 2018 spring drills and redshirted as a true freshman … interned in the summer of 2019 at Channel 10, the CBS affiliate in Columbus.

More on Tyreke: Johnson was a consensus Top 50-ranked player by all major recruiting services … a Rivals and 247Sports five-star player and the No. 14 overall prospect as well as the nation’s No. 1 safety,  according to Rivals … a top-five ranked player in the state of Florida by Rivals, 247Sports and ESPN … No. 9 rated player on the Prepstar Dream Team … finished with 113 career tackles with 4.5 TFL, 28 pass break-ups and nine interceptions for Trinity Christian Academy and head coach Verion Dorminey … six of his nine INTs were returned for touchdowns … U.S. Army All-American … comes from the same high school program that produced Shaun Wade, a member of last year’s Ohio State signing class … Super 11 selection … Times Union 2017 Defensive Player of the Year … parents are Pamela Jones and Edward Johnson.