Dakari Johnson


#44
Position: Center
Year: Freshman
Height: 7-0
Weight: 265
Date of Birth:
September 22, 1995
Hometown:
Brooklyn, NY


High School: Averaged 17.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 4.3 blocks per game in his only season at Montverde Academy … Johnson led his high school squad to a national championship at the National High School Invitational where he claimed MVP honors after logging 18 points and eight rebounds … Johnson was a McDonald’s All-American as well as a Jordan Brand Classic selection … He notched 12 points and five rebounds in the McDonald’s game, while pouring in eight points and snagging four rebounds at the Jordan Classic playing alongside current teammates Aaron and Andrew Harrison, Marcus Lee, Julius Randle and James Young in both All-America games … In addition to his high school accolades, Johnson suited up for Team USA Basketball’s U17 squad in the summer of 2012 where he averaged 20 points and five boards a game for the world champions … Johnson is rated as the No. 11 overall player by ESPN and the top player at his position … Rivals ranks him as the No. 9 overall player and Scout lists him at No. 18.

Personal: Son of Makini Campbell … Born Sept. 22, 1995 in Brooklyn, N.Y. … Comes from a family of basketball players … Mother played basketball at Long Island University … An uncle (Kojo Campbell) suited up for Stony Brook, while a cousin (Michael Murray) played at Coppin State … Chose Kentucky over Syracuse, Georgetown, Kansas, North Carolina and Ohio State.

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