One of the top 2016 prospects in the country, Carlos Johnson of Shadow Mountain High School (Phoenix, AZ) has been showing out grabbing major attention from college recruiters and media outlets. Mid Major Hoops Report has invited him to our “Players Corner” where we at Mid Major Hoops Report are proud to highlight him and allow him to give us insight into his recruitment at this time….
What is your official height and weight?
What position do you see yourself playing in college?
CJ: shooting guard or point guard
What AAU team are you playing with this year?
CJ:17u Elite Oakland Soldier’s Eybl
Describe your game for coaches and fans who haven’t seen you play yet?
CJ:Physical,unselfish,playsHard, no plays off, and plays with a purpose
What makes you stand out the most from other players you compete against?
CJ:I can guard from 1-4 an I can play 1-3 and I’m physical
What part of your game do you feel like you’ve improved on the most in the last year?
CJ:my athleticism and my Ball handling
What aspect of your game are you working the hardest on to improve?
CJ: pefecting my fundamentals and shooting more consistently
What schools have shown strong interest so far?
CJ: NAU,Weber St,southern Utah,Boise st.
Who are some of the college coaches who have made an impression on you and your family?
CJ:There are none as of of yet
Do you have a top five to ten schools you’re looking at right now?
CJ: My top five is UofA,Baylor,Michigan St,Florida Gators and Uconn.
What schools have you visited? Do you have any visits planned for the future?
CJ:I have not visited any schools as of yet and for now I have no visits planned.
Would you prefer to play college basketball close to home, or is that not a factor for you?
CJ: it is not a factor
How hard do you work on your game? How much time do you put in?
CJ: 5 out of 7 days of the week I am in the gym working on my fundamentals,shooting,footwork and conditioning.
How old were you when you first picked up a basketball?
CJ: I was 13
What things are really important to you when it comes to choosing where to play college basketball?
CJ:I want to feel comfortable and it has to be a great environment.
Who are some of the mentors who helped you get to where you are right now?
CJ: Mike Bibby and Mark Olivier
What’s your favorite moment as a basketball player so far?
CJ:winning my first state championship
What are your short term goals as a basketball player?
CJ: To Keep working because there is always someone working harder than you and remain healthy
What are your long term goals?
CJ: I want to obtain my degree and Become a great professional athlete.
Do you have a Facebook or Twitter that you’d like to share?
CJ:twitter-@Witness_this23 Facebook-Carlos glory boy Johnson
What style of play do you prefer?
CJ:Get out and run
Who’s a player in college basketball or the NBA that you really respect?
CJ: Jabari Parker an Lebron James
Do you prefer Nike, adidas, or Under Armour?
CJ: Nike, Adidas
THANK YOU TO THE JOHNSON FAMILY FOR ALLOWING US TO INTERVIEW HIM AND GIVE US INSIGHT INTO HIS DAILY RECRUITMENT. PLEASE KEEP US UP TO DATE ON ANY AND ALL OF RECRUITMENT.