Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Heroic Alum Johnson Selects College

Matthew Johnson 

Basketball Spotlight would like to a special congratulation to Alum Matthew Johnson. Johnson has chosen to attend the University of Tampa next year. Johnson played on the Basketball Spotlight circuit with the Playaz Basketball Club while winning POY honors in 2008. 

Johnson gained just as much notoriety off the floor by helping to rescue his older brother during a drowning accident in June 2008 and by returning to basketball after being diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in May 2011 which was supposed to end his young career. The fact that he fought through the diagnosed and was able to get a scholarship shows his a tough kid and there’s a higher power. Congrats Matt and that comes from my heart, I’m so proud of you.