Tyreke Johnson


Player profile

  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 190
  • Hometown Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Last School Trinity Christian Academy
  • Year Junior

Ohio State Overview
• Tyreke Johnson red-shirted as a true freshman in 2018 and played in eight games during the 2019 season.
• Johnson played a season-high 15 defensive snaps against Maryland and 13 the next week at Rutgers.
• Was one of eight from the 2018 recruiting class who enrolled in classes at Ohio State in January 2018.

Off the field
• A communication major, Johnson 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
• Came from the same high school program that produced Shaun Wade, a fourth-year junior on the 2020 Buckeyes
• Super 11 selection
• Times Union 2017 Defensive Player of the Year
• Parents are Pamela Jones and Edward Johnson