High School: Sophomore season he was a part of the 4x400 meter relay team that made it to 4A West regional's. His junior season he place 4th in 100m and 200m dash and qualified for state in both events and was also selected for WNC track all-star by Citizen Times 1st team. His senior season he placed 1st in 100m and 200m in conference at regional's 2nd in 100m and 1st in 200m.
Personal: His hometown is Marion NC, he is the son of Allan and Jean Johnson he has one sister Lisa and one brother Rodney. His brother Rodney played defensive back at Furman.