AS A FRESHMAN (2020-21)
- Saw first action as a Buckeye at Rutgers Jan. 9, 2021 … played in 17 games in 2021.
- Made first shot he took, a 3-pointer vs. Northwestern Jan. 13
- Graduated early from Garfield Heights High School in Cleveland to enroll early at Ohio State in December 2020
- Made 6-of-12 attempts from 3-point range, including a 2-of-3 effort at No. 8 Iowa(2/4/21).
PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
- Suffered knee injury during his sophomore year of high school … did not complete as a junior while recovering
- Elected to forgo his senior season of high school to join Ohio State for the 2020-21 season
- Averaged 23 points a game as a sophomore before suffering injury
- Scored 50 points in his second game as a freshman in a game vs. Benedictine
- Full name is Demetrius Johnson … goes by Meechie
- Son of Meechie Johnson Sr. and Mannuella Cooper
- Enjoys spending time with family and attending church