As a Recruit
Will Johnson doesn’t have to look far for inspiration on how to do things the right way and give back to his community in Detroit. Johnson’s father, Deon Johnson, is one of the founders of Sound Mind Sound Body, an elite training program that also equips athletes with the resources to succeed off the field. From mentoring to SAT prep to tutoring, Sound Mind Sound Body is fully invested in the future of kids around the Detroit metro. Will Johnson is the prize pupil of the program, and he developed into one of the top overall high school football players in America. Along with success with SMSB, Deon Johnson played football at Michigan and helped the program notch a signature win in the 1993 Rose Bowl. Will Johnson’s mother is Kafi Kumasi. Johnson plans on majoring in real estate in college. He lists playing video games as his hobby.