1. At Akron Hoban High School, Coach Johnson earned first team All-Ohio, first team all-district, All-Summit County, all-city and all-scholastic recognition.
2. At Hoban High School, Coach Johnson lettered in both football and track and field.
3. Coach Johnson played offensive line at Miami University (Ohio) and was a three-year starter.
4. He graduated with a degree in health appraisal and sports organization from Miami University (Ohio).
5. Johnson was an assistant coach at Miami (Ohio), his alma mater, from 1999-2004, helping the RedHawks to a 13-1 season, a MAC Championship and GMAC Bowl victory in 2003.
6. When he happens to have some free time Coach Johnson, enjoys riding his motorcycle.