Keyontae Johnson is an American college basketball player who made a grand comeback after almost 20 months in college basketball. His full name is Marrecus Keyontae Johnson and plays for the Kansas State Wildcats of the Big 12 Conference and held the Shooting guard/Small forward position.
Keyontae Johnson was born on May 2000, which makes him 23 years old as of 2023. His father is Marrecus Johnson, and his mother Sharnika Johnson is a sheriff. He has three siblings named Brianna, Ebony, and Zimarya. Regarding Keyontae Johnson’s education, he attended Norview High School for primary education. Later, he transferred to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. He again had transferred to Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Education Sciences from Florida in 2022.
Keyontae Johnson Career
Keyontae Johnson started his career during his high days. Steve Smith coached him. Also, he served as an assistant coach at Arkansas State for a short period. He committed to playing college basketball for the Florida Gators men’s basketball team.
He played in freshman season as a key reserve. During the 2019 SEC men’s basketball tournament, he started the final 20 games of the season. He averaged 8.1 points and 6.4 rebounds, 47% (FG%), 1.3 Assists, and 0.3 blocks in 23.8 minutes played per game.
He played as a sophomore in all 31 games and maintained an average of 14 points, 7.1 rebounds, 54% (FG%), 1.6 assists, and 1.2 steals per game. He was named first-team All-SEC (2020).
He played in 4 games and averaged 16 points, 4. rebounds, 64% (FG%), 1.3 assists, and one steal in 20.3 minutes playing per game.
On December 12, 2020, he collapsed on the court in a game at Florida State. He arrived at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, where doctors assessed him for three days medically. He was taken back to Gainesville, Florida for further treatment. Later, his head coach Mike White announced that Johnson had rejoined the team as a coach. He was announced as the honorary starter on Senior Day against Kentucky. On August 20, 2022, he committed to Kansas State.
He wore jersey no. #11 K-state, and was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year on the First Team All-Big 12. Keyontae played in all 33 games. He averaged 17.7 points, 7.1 rebounds, 51% (FG%), 2.2 assists, and 1.1 steals in 34 minutes of playing per game.
Keyontae Johnson is a social media personality. As of 15th March 2023, he has an official Instagram account with the username @keyontae. He has 62k followers on his Instagram account. He has 12.6k followers on his Twitter account.
Keyontae Johnson Biography
|Real Name||Marrecus Keyontae Johnson|
|Birth Date||24 May 2000|
|Age (as of 2023)||22 Years|
|Birth Place||Alachua County|
|College||Kansas State University|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 6” – in Centimeters – 198 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 104 kg – in Pounds – 230 lbs|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Sister||Three (Brianna, Ebony & Zimarya Johnson)|
|Who is his girlfriend?||None|
Although many sources are evident that Keyontae Johnson is single and not married or not involved with anyone in a romantic way, we see that Keyontae Johnson seems to be married to a lovely lady named Nika Johnson. She is blessed with a cute daughter whose name is not mentioned on the internet. Johnson has posted his family pictures including his wife and little daughter on the highlighted section of Instagram. His wife Nika Johnson goes by the Instagram handle name – @Nikaniccole which is set to be a private account. Either he is married or seems to be the uncle of his three sister’s children. Also, Keyontae captioned that “Instagram highlight” with the name “My Baby”.
Keyontae Johnson Net Worth
Keyontae Johnson is surely earning well because of his sponsorships, honors, awards, participation in games, and commitments to the university. However, there is no information on his net worth yet.
- Keyontae Johnson was a four-star recruit by 247Sports and ESPN during the initial career stage.
- Keyontae Johnson was an MVP of the 2018 Bass Pro Shops Tournament of Champions, 2019 Charleston Classic MVP, and All-Tournament Team.