Curtis Johnson
Curtis  Johnson


Norfolfk, VA

High School:
Ryan Academy

Height / Weight:
7-3 / 320


2002-03... Appeared in 12 games?Pulled down a career-high three rebounds, blocked two shots and scored two points in only three minutes of play at Fairfield?Grabbed two rebounds vs. Villanova.

2001-02... Played in nine games, totaling seven points, ten rebounds, and six blocks... Saw his first action of the season against Virginia Tech, grabbing one rebound, hitting both of his shots from the free throw line and blocking one shot in four minutes...In nine minutes against Fairfield, scored two points and set career high for blocks with four...Tied a season-high with two rebounds at Villanova...Grabbed two rebounds in three minutes of action in BIG EAST Tournament quarterfinal loss to Notre Dame.

2000-01...Played in one game last season and redshirted ... Went 1-2 from the free throw line against Niagara to score first collegiate point.

HIGH SCHOOL: A late signee, Johnson averaged 16.0 points and 17.0 rebounds per game as a senior at Ryan Academy ? Named Ryan?s most valuable player his two seasons there ? Earned first-team all-state honors ? Attended Booker T. Washington for three years.

PERSONAL: Born on August 30, 1980 in Norfolk, Virginia ? The son of Curtis and Maxine Johnson ... Has one sister, Curtina, who attended Norfolk State University ... Plans on majoring psychology or theology ? Hopes to be a counselor following his graduation.

Anything interesting or unique about your family members? My family are all Christians and walk strongly in their faith.

Any hobbies... Fishing, video games, writing poems, short stories, reading self-improvement books, movies, and music.

What you decide to attend St. John?s University? I know this was the place God had planned for me to be.

Nicknames Big Curt, Curt, Big C, Big Universe

Most Thrilling Moment in your Athletic Career... All the times I?ve stepped on the court and as a team we?ve defeated all the odds against us.

Most Influential Person in your Athletic Career... My mother, grandfather, grandmother, my sister, my friend and mentor, Mr. Bobulinski and his family, and my coach, Robert Markey.

Superstitions or Rituals... I pray and read the bible before every game.

FAVORITES TV Show: Martin Movie: The Apostle Song: No Weapon Pro Team: Lakers and Pacers Pro Athlete: Rik Smits Book: Bible Animal: Dog Food: Turkey and Fish Actor/Actress: Lawrence Fishburne School Subject: History


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