Louisville assistant Kenny Johnson agreed to a lucrative contract extension on Tuesday, a source with knowledge of the situation told Scout.
Johnson was pursued by multiple high major programs, sources told Scout. Johnson is expected to a sign a deal that would elevate him to Associate Head Coach and make him one of the highest paid assistant coaches in the country.
A highly touted recruiter, Johnson has been the point man at Louisville in recruiting battles for Donovan Mitchell, Ray Spalding, Damion Lee, Trey Lewis and current five-star signee V.J King.
Johnson just completed his second season at Louisville and fifth as a college coach. He spent two years with Tom Crean at Indiana and a year at Towson. Prior to those stints, Johnson coached for AAU power Team Takeover and at Fairfax (Va.) Paul VI.