Keyontae Johnson, born on May 24, 1999, is an American college football player for Florida Gators of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).
The 21-year-old player was raised in Norfolk, Virginian, and originally attended Norview High School before transferring to IMG Academy in his junior year in Bradenton, Florida but after playing for IMG for one season he transferred again to Mouth of Wilson, Virginia for his senior season.
As a senior, he scored at least 18 points in 19 of Oak Hill’s games. Rated a four-star recruit by 247Sports and ESPN, who also rated him as a top 100 recruit.
Johnson committed to play college basketball at Florida over an offer from Texas Tech. Even though he also received interest from Providence, Minnesota, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, and Georgia Tech. In 2018, Johnson started his freshman season as a key reserve and eventually became the Gators. Starting small forward going into the team’s game against Georgia.
Recently on February 26, 2020, Johnson scored a career-high 25 points to go with 11 rebounds in an 81–66 win against LSU. As a sophomore, Johnson averaged 14.0 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.6 assists, and 1.2 steals per game and was named first-team All-SEC.
The young player has several awards up his sleeve, such as First team (SEC) 2020, 2019 Charleston Classic MVP and All-Tournament Team, SEC Player of the Week (Nov. 25, 2019), and 2019 Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational MVP.
Keyontae Johnson Net Worth
Even though Keyontae Johnson is very young in the field, he still has a notable career till today.
Keyontae is young and hasn’t revealed much about his assets, property, and Net Worth on the internet but officials estimate it to be between $1 million to $5 million.
Keyontae Johnson is in critical but stable condition after collapsing on court
On December 2nd, 2020 in Uncasville, Conn, Keyontae Johnson was playing for Florida for the NCAA college basketball game.
Johnson, the Southeastern Conference’s preseason player of the year, was taken off the floor on a stretcher and hospitalized after collapsing during a timeout in the match against rival Florida State.
“We appreciate all the medical personnel who have helped Keyontae,” Scott Stricklin, the Florida athletic director, said in a statement Sunday. “Keyontae received terrific care on site by the FSU Staff and at Tallahassee Memorial, which has worked in consultation with UF Health. We’re glad his parents can be by his side, and they all feel the support of Gator Nation.”
“I know you’re fighting bro, God got you.” a tweet by teammate TreMann after the game ended.
“Please keep praying for Keyontae and his family,” head coach Mike White said on social media.