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Marquette men's basketball newcomer JaJuan Johnson, a native of Memphis, Tenn. and a consensus top-100 recruit, rounds out the GoMarquette.com newcomer feature series.
High School: Consensus top-100 nationally ranked recruit ... Ranked 27th by ESPN.com, 32nd by Scout.com, 35th by Rivals.com and 42nd overall by CBSSports.com ... Led Southwind High School in Memphis, Tenn., to state championship as a senior under head coach Paul Edwards ... Squad posted an overall record of 34-6 ... Named most valuable player in the title matchup, finishing with 23 points ... Tabbed all-state by the TWSA ... Concluded his senior season averaging 20.3 points and 5.3 rebounds per game while shooting 50.9 percent from the field overall ... Averaged 22.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 3.1 steals per game as a junior .. Was the most valuable player in the district for the regular season and tournament and finished second in the state's Mr. Basketball voting ... Competed on the AAU circuit with Bluff City Legends ... Nephew of Atlanta Hawks guard Louis Williams.
Personal: Born March 18, 1994 in Memphis, Tenn ... Son of Frashaundra Williams and Julius Johnson ... Has one brother, Julius, and one sister, Alexis ... Majoring in digital media.