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- What does Johnson do for a living?
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- What are Johnson’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Johnson married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Johnson have any children?
- Where is Johnson now?
- How tall is Johnson?
- How much money does Johnson earn?
- What is Johnson’s net worth?
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Who is Xavier Johnson?
Xavier Elijah Johnson is a professional American college basketball player for the Indiana Hoosiers of the Big Ten Conference. Previously, he played for the Pittsburgh Panthers.
How Old Is Xavier Johnson?
He is 23 years old as of December 2022, having been born on October 14, 1999, in U.S. Johnson shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Rowan Blanchard, Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), Jelly, George Floyd (1973-2020), Usher, and many more.
Xavier Johnson Family
Who are Xavier Johnson’s Parents?
He was born to Samuel Johnson (Father) and Janet Johnson (Mother).
Does Xavier Johnson have Siblings?
There is no exact information about whether he has siblings or was born as an only child. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Xavier Johnson Education
He received his high school education at Bishop Denis J. O’Connell High School. After high school, he attended the University of Pittsburgh but then transferred to Indiana University.
Xavier Johnson’s Marital Status
On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Xavier Johnson Kids
He does not have any kids as of December 2022. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Xavier Johnson Career
A High School Career
He entered Bishop O’Connel High School at 5’6 but grew six inches by his senior year. He went on to become the school’s starting point guard and was named second-team All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC). This was after he averaged 10.5 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 3.4 steals. Moreover, he was named the (WCAC) Player of the Year as well as a first-team All-State and first-team All-Metro by The Washington Post as a senior.
This was after averaging 18.4 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 4.3 assists per game. Rated the 39th-best point guard prospect in his class by ESPN and a three-star recruit by 247Sports. Originally, he committed to play college basketball at the University of Nebraska over offers from Gerogetown and Georgia Tech. He then requested that Nebraska release him from his National Letter of Intent in the spring of his senior season. This was after the departure of the assistant coach who recruited him. Thus he ultimately committed to play at the University of Pittsburgh.
A College Career
A Career at Pittsburgh
He led the Panthers with 15.5 points and 4.5 assists per game as a freshman. While also averaged 3.9 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game and was named to the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) All-Freshman team. Moreover, he was the first Pitt freshman to lead the team in scoring since 1985 and was the only player in the ACC to average at least 15.0 points and 4.5 assists per game. Going into his sophomore season (2019-20) he was named the 75th-best collegiate basketball player by CBS Sports.
And the 51st-best prospect for the 2020 NBA draft by ESPN. In the Fort Myers TipOff against Kansas State, he scored 13 points with four points coming in the last ten seconds to help secure a 63-59 win. On January 18, 2020, he scored 20 points with six rebounds and six assists against North Carolina to help close out the Panthers’ first-ever season sweep of UNC. Overall, he finished the season with 11.7 points, 4.9 assists, 3.7 rebounds, and 1.8 steals per game. Asa junior, he averaged 14.2 points, 5.7 assists, and 3.4 rebounds per game.
A Career with the Indiana Hoosiers
For his fourth tear, the 2021-22 season, he put his name in the transfer portal and chose to play for the Indiana Hoosiers over Baylor, Houston, and Saint Joseph’s among others. Even though Indiana already possessed two point guards, new Hoosiers coach Mike Woodson chose Johnson for the starting role. In early February, he was one of five Indiana players suspended by coach Mike Woodson for violating curfew but was reinstated on February 10, after missing one game.
After a poor mid-season performance in the Crossroads Classic, he gave an “almost perfect shooting performance” against Maryland with 24 points on 100% shooting from the floor and 7-of-8 from the free throw line, missing only one shot with 19 seconds left in the game. He credited his mid-season turnaround to his grandfather’s death in early February along with strong chemistry with fellow teammate Trayce Jackson-Davis. Overall, he ended the season averaging 12.1 points and 5.1 assists per game. His 172 assists that year were the 5th most in a season in Indiana Hoosiers men’s basketball history. Although he played four seasons, he retained one more year of eligibility thus allowing him to play in the 2022-23 season. Before the beginning of the season, he was named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten by the Media.
Xavier Johnson Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 3 inches (1.91m) and a weight of 91kg (200 lbs).
Xavier Johnson’s Salary and Net Worth
He has a base salary of $207,000 and an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.