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Athlete Spotlight: Freddy Johnson

Freddy Johnson

Freddy Johnson is a guard for the LCC men's basketball team.  Photo by Breezy Marcus

Jonah Unger

The Lookout Staff Writer Jonah Unger recently had the chance to speak with LCC men's basketball guard Freddy Johnson. The sophomore wears the number 1 and stands six feet tall. He averages 8.2 points a game.

Who is your favorite basketball player and why? 
"Allen Iverson, because of his confidence and style of play."

Who do you think you base you game off from? 
"I study Kyrie Irving and try to pick up some of his moves."

Who was your inspiration to play basketball? 
"My dad."

What is your major?
"Exercise science."

When did you start playing basketball?
"Elementary school."

Where did you graduate from high school?
"Bella Vista Prep."

How long have you played for LCC?
"(This is my) first year."

What are your goals as a player, and what do you intend on improving?
"To grow in the areas I lack. I intend on improving my off-ball defense awareness."

What is your favorite thing about playing for LCC?
"My teammates."

What is your favorite thing about basketball?
"I love the hype and thrill of the game."

What is your favorite basketball move?
“Hesitation.”

What are your plans after LCC?
"I want to be a sports medicine doctor."

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