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Meechie Johnson Jr.

Guard

Player profile

  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 172
  • Year Fr.
  • Hometown Cleveland, Ohio
  • H.S./Last School Garfield Heights

🔊 Pronunciation

NCAA Career Stats

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

PERSONAL

  • Full name is Demetrius Johnson … goes by Meechie
  • Son of Meechie Johnson Sr. and Mannuella Cooper
  • Enjoys spending time with family and attending church