Fresno State: (2009) Made 41 appearances and 24 starts ... played first base, catcher, and designated hitter for the Bulldogs ... hit a grand slam against Louisiana Tech on April 19 ... hit six home runs and five doubles ... batted .231 with 22 RBIs and 24 hits ... hit the game-winning single against San Jose State on April 24 ... went 2-for-4 against San Jose State on May 22. (2008) Appeared in 43 games and started in 17 ... earned playing time as catcher and designated hitter ... recorded three doubles, a home run, and five RBIs ... finished the season with a batting average of .224 ... hit a home run against Santa Clara and also recorded three RBIs.
La Mirada: A four-year letterwinner in baseball at La Mirada ... named all-league all four years of high school ... was named one of the top 125 players in California by Baseball America ... Perfect Game named him one of the top 100 position players in the nation.
Personal: Born on Jan. 25, 1989 ... the son of Jim Johnson and the late Juli Johnson ... has one brother, Jimmy, and one sister, Jennifer...list favorite athlete as Manny Ramierez because he may be the greatest hitter ever ... biggest athletic thrill was going to Omaha ... admires his father because he has been through a lot and made me want to succeed.