Growing up in crime-riddled South Central Los Angeles, Robert Johnson's dad was murdered when he was 6. Rather than follow a life of crime, Johnson vowed to make some legal money. An unlikely recruit to Utah, the big-play safety is a rising draft prospect.
One of the most athletic players in the JC ranks this year is Los Angeles Southwest S Robert Johnson. The playmaking safety has taken two official visits and he's hoping to hear from a couple other schools about visits as well.
December 14, 2006
Growing up in South Central is a challenge of the human spirit, so when Robert Johnson's mother said, "Everything is possible," to her five sons and two daughters, she had to be convincing. Apparently she was.