March 26, 2019

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Diamond in the Rough: Chaynery Paul Johnson

Chaynery Paul Johnson is a 5’8 173lbs senior wide receiver from Iota High School in Iota, Louisiana. Johnson is an excellent student athlete with a 3.9 GPA and scored a 22 on his ACT. Johnson runs a 4.6 in the 40-yard dash, his shuttle is 4.85, his bench press is 205, his squat is 395, and his cling is 225.

What is something you have learned while playing football?

I have learned that working, as a team is a lot more important than individual stats. I also learn that working hard beats talent most of the time.

What style of play best describes you?

I would have to say fast and aggressive, because I like to make plays so I do whatever is necessary to get open and do whatever it takes to put my team in a positive situation.

Who are some of your biggest influences?

I would have to say my dad because he works hard for family and Lance Moore because he has always been one of my favorites and I try to resemble my game based off of him.

What made you decide to play wide receiver?

My dad was a wide receiver in high school so that always motivated me to play.

What is a part of your game that you are trying to improve?

I need to work on my jumping and vertical so that I can go up and get the jump balls.

What did you think about the Louisiana Gridiron Football bowl game you played in recently?

I think it was very organized, it was fun to play in, it was great competition, and it gave us great exposure.