Three-star athlete prospect James Johnson (6-0, 183, 4.55) from Valley Center, Calif., is having an outstanding senior season and is living up to his reputation as one of the Golden State's top two-way players as he is getting the job done on both sides of the ball.
From his wide receiver position, Johnson has hauled in 34 receptions for over 700 yards and 10 touchdowns. On the defensive side of the ball, Johnson has five interceptions as a defensive back.
On the recruiting trail Johnson has offers on the table from Arizona State, Cal, Oregon, Colorado, Colorado State, San Diego State and Utah.
Johnson has taken one official visit to already to Colorado.
"My trip to Colorado went really well," Johnson said. "I truly enjoyed myself. The coaching staff and the players were really cool."
"Cha'pelle Brown was my host and he was real cool guy, too," Johnsons said. "I really liked Colorado."
"I'm going to set the rest of my visits at the end of my senior season," Johnson said. "Everything I'm thinking about is helping my team win a championship."
"Pretty much every school recruiting wants me to visit as a soon as possible," Johnson said. "I just had to tell the schools that I wanted to wait before resuming my recruitment because I want to concentrate totally on my team."
Johnson is being recruited as an athlete, meaning he will come in with the opportunity to play a number of positions and wherever he can help the lucky school that signs him first is where he wants to play.
Johnson was a member of the Rivals.com California Preseason Top 100 for the class of 2009 landing as the Golden State's No. 55 prospect at any position.