Johnson Named to SEC Good Works Team

ATHENS - Georgia senior strong safety Kelin Johnson will be featured as the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team Player of the Week on this weekend's Lincoln Financial Sports telecast of the Alabama at Ole Miss contest.

Johnson, who has an interception and is tied for fifth on the Bulldogs with 24 tackles, was the Georgia football team's recipient of the Howell Community Service Award for the 2006-07 academic year for his numerous community service activities.

The Daytona Beach, Fla., native, has been a speaker at the Commerce Community Center, Benton Elementary School, Coile Middle School, Barrow Elementary School and Clarke County High School, speaking to students and children.

He has also volunteered with HERO for Children (a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of life and of children infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS), Camp Well Springs, St. Mary's Hospital, Rising Star Youth Enrichment and Boys & Girls Club Mentor Program.

Johnson has also been active in Habitat for Humanity, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Egleston Children's Hospital and Make-A-Wish Foundation. Student-Athletes earn SEC Good Works Team recognition for their community service and campus activities.

The SEC sponsors 16 Good Works Teams during the season, including one for each sport in the SEC, combining the indoor and outdoor track & field and cross country teams into one unit.

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