#15 Jimmy Johnson

HEIGHT 6'10"
HOMETOWN Andover, Minn. (Andover HS)

Bemidji State (2008-09): Played in 27 games, starting five, posting 6.7 points and 3.5 rebounds per game…Shot .521 from the field, including an 8-9 (.889) night at Concordia University-St. Paul, Feb. 6, which proved to be a season-high for the team…Blocked three shots in a game twice during the season, which tied a season-high for the team…Finished ninth in the conference in blocks shots at a 0.88 bpg mark on the season and 0.90 bpg in NSIC games …Posted six double-figure scoring nights.

Bemidji State (2007-08): Was one of two players to see time in every game last winter earning five starts playing 12.2 minutes per contest...He averaged 4.1 points per contest and 3.5 rebounds, which was second among freshmen...Johnson posted a career-high nine points twice last season and pulled down a career-high eight rebounds at Concordia-St. Paul...he was second in block shots among his teammates with 27 (1.0 b/g), which was good for tenth in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference...he shot .404 (36-89) from the field in his rookie season...posted a career-high four blocks on three occasions last season.

Andover High School Career: Johnson comes to BSU after playing three seasons at Andover High School while starting each of the last two in the paint for the Huskies. During his senior season, Johnson scored nearly 12 points hauled in over seven rebounds and recorded almost two blocks per game. For his efforts he was rewarded by being selected All-Northwest Suburban and earning a spot on the All-State Honorable Mention list. Each accolade marked the second consecutive season he was honored in such a way. A vital cog to the success of AHS over the past few seasons, Johnson knows what it takes to be a winner and what it feels like to play in big time situations. Johnson and his Huskies made three Minnesota State Tournament appearances earning a fourth place finish in 2005...Johnson holds the rebounding and blocks record at Andover High school.

Personal: The son of Jerry and Monica Johnson...was born on Oct. 31, 1988 in Coon Rapids, Minn...is a business major at BSU...Johnson’s hobbies include basketball, music, long boarding and hanging out with friends.