Kansas Jayhawks
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Brandon Johnson

Position RHP
Height 6'4''
Weight 252 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Las Vegas, Nev.
High School Faith Lutheran

Honors and Awards

  • Four-time Athletic Director’s and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • 2014-15 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

2017, Junior season
Did not play due to injury.

2016, Sophomore season
Did not play due to injury.

2015, Freshman season
Started in three games and appeared in 10 for the Jayhawks … Made his career debut in a relief appearance against Oregon State (2/22) … Earned his first-career start against New Mexico (4/7), where he struck out a career-high three batters … Tossed a career-high three innings in his second-career start against Wichita State (4/27) … Threw 11 innings on the season.

Faith Lutheran HS
Three-time letterwinner under coach Blair Neagle … Earned First-Team All-State honors in Nevada … 2013 All-Defensive Player of the Year, 2011 Crusader Award winner, 2011-14 Scholar Athlete … Pitched a no-hitter against Bonanza High School his senior season and also pitched his team to win two state championship games in back-to-back seasons … Perfect Game’s No. 3 RHP and No. 6 overall prep player in the state of Nevada.

Personal
Born in Las Vegas, Nevada … Son of David and Elizabeth Johnson … Has two siblings, Shelbi and Nick … Father, David, played football at Chaffey Community College and his uncle played professional baseball for the San Francisco Giants … Majoring in communications.