The recruitment of Christopher Johnson has exploded after his gold-medal efficiency on the Florida 3A Observe State Championships within the 100m and 200m dashes this spring. The three-star prospect has just lately added provides from Miami, Florida, Alabama, Oregon and Clemson and extra are absolutely on the way in which for one of many quickest prospects in Florida.
Regardless of the entire provides he obtained just lately, Johnson appears to actually be set on solely two packages in the intervening time. I caught up with him on the Broward County Excessive Faculty media day to speak about these two packages.
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IN HIS OWN WORDS
Ole Miss: “The vibe was good. I had fun up there. That’s a college that I in all probability see myself at so I’ve to get used to being away from dwelling. I by no means actually thought of staying dwelling, however then Miami got here in and confirmed me how they’ll make the most of me.”
Miami: “They present me how they’re going to make the most of me, the place I’m going for use on the sector. That’s the most important factor for me, I wanna have the ability to go someplace and play early. Get on the sector instantly. Coach Gattis mentioned that you would be a freshman beginning in his backfield, so long as you know the way to play soccer.”
Different packages concerned: “Clemson, yeah, they’re catching my curiosity. However I’m actually sticking to these two colleges (Ole Miss and Miami) as of proper now.”
Johnson is arguably the quickest prospect in Florida and his efficiency on the observe and discipline this spring undoubtedly helped cement that fame. Regardless of lots of the highest packages within the nation concerned in his recruitment, Miami actually appears to be within the driver’s seat right here. With the native ties and familiarity with the Hurricanes and a few of their gamers and recruits, Miami is unquestionably in a great spot for Johnson. He’s undoubtedly the kind of expertise Mario Cristobal want to hold dwelling. Nonetheless, Ole Miss isn’t giving up.