Justin Johnson
Justin  Johnson


Gardena, Calif.

High School:
St. John Bosco HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 213




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Football vs. San Jose State

No. 16 Fresno State Football vs. San Jose State, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Last updated on April 5, 2016

2015 (Senior): Played in all 12 games at wide receiver and as a contributor on special teams … drew starts in the last two ball games of the season … caught three passes for 45 yards in his start at BYU – recording season-highs in both categories … longest reception of the season was a 27-yard play at Air Force … totaled five total catches on the year for 79 yards.

2014 (Junior): Played in all 14 games and made starts in the San Diego State and Hawai'i games ... had eight receptions for 72 yards and one touchdown as a junior ... owned catches of seven yards vs. Nebraska and five yards against Southern Utah ... concluded the season with back-to-back games with two receptions each -- caught two passes for 16 yards and a touchdown vs. Hawai'i and hauled in two more in the Mountain West Championship game at Boise State for 29 yards, including a season-long 22-yard reception ... MW All-Academic team selection.

2013 (Sophomore): Named to the Mountain West All-Academic team ... part of one of the nation's most explosive receiving units, played all 13 games, and made first career start vs. UNLV ... among his eight catches on the season, hauled in a career-high four receptions vs. San Jose State, and his 36 total yards vs. SJSU was two shy of his career-best ... scored first career touchdown via a five-yard pass in second quarter at San Jose State - one of six Bulldog first-half TD catches by four different receivers ... two other of his catches at SJSU were for first downs, and he advanced the other to the one-yard line for an eventual TD ... also had two receptions at Wyoming and one at Hawai'i for six and four total yards, respectively

2012 (Freshman): Appeared in 10 games ... caught two passes for 43 yards on the season ... had a 38-yard catch against Air Force, Nov. 24 ... caught one pass for five yards against Hawai'i, Nov. 3.

High School: First-team All-Trinity League selection as a junior when he caught 27 passes for 365 yards and one touchdown ... Max Preps voted the Trinity League as one of the 10 toughest in the nation during the 2010 season ... an offseason knee injury caused him to miss most of his senior season, but he returned to help lead St. John Bosco High School to a 9-4 record and to the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Pac-5 Division, the programs first playoff appearance since 2006 ... caught a 15-yard touchdown in the quarterfinal playoff game against San Clemente ... had four catches for 61 yards and one touchdown in two games in 2011 ... also competed in track & field where he made the CIF finals in the long jump and triple jump ... was All-CIF in track in 2010 and 2011 ... personal-best long jump was 22 feet and his best mark in the triple jump was 44 feet ... attended the same high school as head coach Tim DeRuyter.

Personal: Born in Torrance, Calif. ... son of Erica Abson and Jermaine Johnson ... has two younger brothers, Jonathan and Joshua, and one older sister, Shaylese ... his mother is a CHP Dispatcher and father is a firefighter ... business administration-sports marketing major at Fresno State.


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