Donovan Johnson

  • Pos S
  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 197

Prospect Info

  • High School Helen Cox
  • City New Orleans, LA
  • Exp 2020 - ...

Virginia Cavaliers

  • Jersey #34
  • Class SO

As a Prospect

247Sports Composite®

  • Class 2020
  • Committed 6/16/2019
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H.S. Scouting Report

Evaluated 10/12/2018

Gabe Brooks Midlands Region Recruiting Analyst


Power-5 Starter


Jordyn Peters Auburn Tigers

Possesses great height and length for the secondary. High frame potential. Owns frame space that should get to 200-pound plateau with relative ease. Potentially position-versatile DB with natural fit at safety. Adequate athlete from a testing perspective (4.66 40, 4.39 shuttle, 33.1 vertical). Plays with a ballhawking and instinctive style. At home in zone covering chunks of territory as a center fielder. Breaks fairly well relative to heigh and length. Flashes encouraging ball skills. Shows high-pointing ability as a 50-50 defender. Length and timing allow for catch-point disruption. Willing tackler who can provide the big hit, but needs to clean up tackling technique and consistency. Plays high at times. Can improve overall quick-twitch, particularly in short-area lateral situations. Bona fide P5-caliber safety prospect who should develop into reliable starter in college.

Athletic Background

Donovan Johnson is a 2020 safety from Harvey (La.) Helen Cox.

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