Sophomore Irvin Johnson Signs
With Clark Atlanta University
a 6-foot-6 sophomore forward on the MCCC men's basketball team,
has signed a letter of intent for a full athletic scholarship to
Clark Atlanta University, located in Atlanta, Georgia. Johnson was
co-captain of the Vikings team this year, which earned a 16-13 record.
As the lone
returning starter, he was a role model who served as a backbone
for the team, according to Head Coach Kelly Williams. "He was
a pleasure to coach. Irvin was a hard worker every day. He was diligent
in the classroom and on the court. He truly embodied my program
at Mercer." A Criminal Justice major, Johnson plans to pursue
a career in law enforcement.
Johnson (seated, left) signs a letter-of-intent to play for Clark
Atlanta University. He is pictured with MCCC Head Coach Kelly Williams
and his uncle Veldon Harris (standing).
has appreciated his experience at Mercer. A 2006 graduate of Parkville
High School in Parkville, Maryland, he found a welcoming environment at
the school. "Everyone was great - the professors and all the people
who helped me out along the way," he said. Johnson was selected to
the All-Garden State Athletic Conference First Team and the All-Region
19 Second Team this season.
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