3 Kerron Johnson
3 Kerron Johnson
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Huntsville, Ala.
Position: G
Last School: Madison Academy
Experience: 2 VL

Statistics: 2011 | 2010

2010-11: A fearless floor general ... Described by Coach Byrd as 'the heart and soul' of the team ... 34 game appearances ... Led nation in steal percentage (Ken Pomeroy) ... Third in Atlantic Sun and 35th in NCAA in steals per game ... Sixth in Atlantic Sun in free throw percentage ... 31st in nation in fouls drawn per 40 minutes (Ken Pomeroy) ... 12 double figure scoring games ... Career-high 15 points, five assists, four steals at Jacksonville (2/3/11) ... 15 points, three assists, two steals vs. Jacksonville (1/10/11) ... 15 points vs. Miami (OH) (12/30/10) ... 14 points, two steals in Atlantic Sun Semifinal at Mercer (3/4/11) ... 13 points, four assists, three rebounds, two steals in NCAA Tournament second round game vs. Wisconsin (3/17/11) ... 13 points, five assists, three steals vs. USC Upstate (2/19/11) ... 13 points, three assists, two steals at Vanderbilt (12/4/10) ... 12 points, three assists vs. Lipscomb (1/13/11) ... 12 points, two steals at Mercer (2/24/11) ... 11 points, three assists at Tennessee State (11/29/10) ... 10 points, six assists, three steals vs. North Florida (1/8/11) ... 10 points, three assists vs. Mercer (12/2/10) ... Nine points, career-high seven assists, career-high nine steals at Kennesaw State (2/26/11) ... Eight points, five assists, four steals at Troy (12/18/10).

2009-10: A slashing, dynamic guard who never shies away from contact or leadership role ... Made huge contributions as freshman ... 11th in Atlantic Sun in assists ... Made 30 game appearances with 23 starts ... Second on team in free throws attempted and made ... Seven double figure scoring games ... Career-high 14 points, five assists, three rebounds, three steals vs. Tennessee State (11/30/09) ... 13 points - including go-ahead three-pointer late in overtime - four assists, three steals at Mercer (12/5/09) ... 12 points, three assists, two rebounds at Campbell (1/30/10) ... 12 points, five rebounds, three assists and career-high 13 fta vs. Jacksonville (2/5/10) ... 11 points, six rebounds, five assists at Middle Tennessee State (12/8/09) ... 11 points, five assists, four steals, two rebounds at USC Upstate (2/13/10) ... 11 points, five rebounds, four assists at St. Louis (12/16/09) ... Career-high six assists vs. Wright State (11/15/09) ... Nine points, six rebounds in first collegiate start vs. Alabama State (11/21/09) ... Five points in collegiate debut vs. Portland State (11/13/09).

Prior to Belmont: An exciting floor general with a winning background ... Four-year letterwinner and leader of three-time Alabama State Champion Madison Academy for head coach Andy Blackston ... 2009 Alabama `Mr. Basketball' ... 2009 ASWA All-State Super Five ... Two-time ASWA Alabama 3-A State Player of the Year ... Three-time ASWA Alabama 3-A All-State ... Two-time Alabama State Tournament MVP ... Two-time Alabama Regional MVP ... Birmingham News top prep honoree ... Huntsville Times Elite Player of the Year ... Over 1,800 career points and 600 assists ... Averaged 24 points, six assists, five rebounds and two steals per game for 29-6 Mustangs ... Only Leeds HS kept Johnson and Madison Academy from four consecutive state titles ... 26 games of 20+ points ... Scored over 40 points twice, including career-high 43 points ... Attempted 334 free throws as a senior ... Alabama North-South All-Star Game MVP ... Averaged 15 points, six assists, five rebounds and three steals per game as a junior ... Three-time Huntsville Times Super All-Metro selection ... Averaged 12 points, six assists, three rebounds and three steals per game as a sophomore ... Three-time team MVP ... Led team in scoring, assists and steals every season ... Highly regarded by ESPN.com, Scout.com and Rivals.com ... Played AAU Basketball for Nashville Celtics.

Personal: Plans to major in Business Administration ... Son of Kerry and Natalie Johnson ... Born Kerron Tyre Johnson, Jr. on December 14, 1990 in Tallahassee, Fla. ... Has three siblings, Kalonda, Nyla and Kenyon ... Father is assistant coach for Madison Academy ... Defeated current Bruin Mick Hedgepeth and Crossville HS in the 2008 Alabama State Tournament ... Also All-Area and All-Metro in football ... High school teammates of Bawa Manuri (Indiana) ... AAU teammates of Drew Kelly (Miami, OH), Jon Hood (Kentucky), and Casey Prather ... Enjoys hanging out with friends and going on mission trips ... Students of Distinction honoree ... National Society of High School Scholars ... Lists Chris Paul and Derrick Rose as favorite athletes.