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Luke Johns
Luke  Johns
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Dalton, Ga.

High School:
Southeast Whitfield

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 250

Position:
DL


12/23/2017

#TGW: Special Class

Georgia Tech's inaugural early signing class has a chance to be special, especially on special teams

High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports/Scout and Rivals ... Earned first-team all-state recognition as a senior ... Two-time first-team all-region and all-area honoree ... Recorded 95 tackles and five sacks as a senior in 2017 ... Notched 87 tackles and 18 tackles for loss as a junior in 2016 ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Three-year letterwinner ... Coached by Sean Gray ... Also a track and field standout in high jump, long jump, triple jump and discus ... Five-time region champion and two-time state runner up in high jump ... Placed second at the National Junior Olympics with a 6-foot, 8-inch high jump as a sophomore ... Holds school records for high jump, long jump and triple jump (broke a 30-year record in high jump) ... Also a first-team all-region performer in basketball ... Honor roll student ... Four-year scholar-athlete.

Personal: Full name is Luke Anthony Johns ... Born April 26, 1999 ... Son of Tony and Lori Johns ... Has two older sisters ... Began playing football at age six but, after moving to Miami, Fla., as a youngster, did not begin playing football again until he returned to Georgia for high school ... Lists building his first robot and computer as his most memorable non-athletic accomplishment ... Enjoys playing guitar and keyboard ... Majoring in computer engineering.