Three star free safety/wide receiver Brett Johnson (6-2, 185, 4.45) from Henderson (Nev.) Green Valley burst onto the scene way back in April when he stood out at the Nike Camp held in San Diego.
Johnson exploded at the camp with a 39-inch vertical jump. He also hads an impressive showing at the adidas camp held in Westwood displaying outstanding skills.
Johnson’s athletic ability was never in doubt. He was considered raw as a football player who had his best days ahead of him.
Johnson has been a standout so far his senior year helping Green Valley to open the season a perfect 3-0.
So far for the season of 2004, Johnson has racked up 28 tackles and one pick. He took his interception back for a touchdown. Johnson has also tacked on 25 yard run for a touchdown from his wide receiver spot.
Johnson has one offer on the table from Nevada where he camped this past summer. He has received telephone calls from UCLA, Washington, Oregon, Fresno State, Boise State, Nevada, Utah, and UNLV.
Johnson has talked to both Oregon and Fresno State about possible visits.
“I’m going to see who recruits me the strongest and whoever recruits the hardest,” Johnson said. “Those schools will be the ones I take my visits to.”
In an earlier interview with ,” Green Valley coach Greg Murphy he said, “Brett is a great overall athlete. He’s developing a work ethic second to none.”
“Brett has really come into his own the last couple of years,” Murphy said. “The lights are coming on for him. Brett is beginning to see the benefit and reward of hard work.”
“Brett has great speed,” Murphy said. “He likes to hit has the desire to punish people.”
Johnson was selected all-league for his junior season performance and well on his way to the same honors and more as a senior.