NIU begins five-game homestand to start the season
2013-14: Sat out following transfer from Purdue.
2012-13 (at Purdue): Played in all 34 games, starting eight times, as a sophomore with the Boilermakers in 2012-13 ... Averaged 4.9 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 18.0 minutes per game ... Led the Boilers in assists three times, points twice and rebounds twice ... Scored a season-high 14 points and added four rebounds in the win over Hofstra (Nov. 11) ... Scored 11 points, grabbed a career-high eight rebounds and dished out three assists at Northwestern (Feb. 2) ... Scored eight points and dished out a career-high nine assists against Bucknell in the 2012-13 season opener (Nov. 9).
2011-12 (at Purdue): Played in 34 games as a freshman at Purdue in 2011-12 ... Made three starts on the season ... Averaged 5.4 points and 2.1 rebounds in 15.5 minutes per game ... Led Purdue with a career-high 17 points, grabbed a season-best six rebounds and had four assists in the win over Nebraska at the Big Ten Tournament (March 8).
2010-11 (at Purdue): Redshirted.
Prep: Led Whitney Young to an Illinois big school state championship as a junior and a runner-up finish as a senior ... Coached by Tyrone Slaughter ... A three-time Illinois large school all-state selection ... Given a four-star rating, ranked as the No. 100 overall recruit and ranked as the No. 25 shooting guard in his class by Rivals.com ... Given a three-star rating and ranked as the No. 30 shooting guard in class by Scout.com.
Personal: Born on November 7, 1991 in Chicago, Ill. ... Son of Francine and Kurt Johnson ... Majoring in General Studies with a minor in Communications.