Getting to Know

Published 2:12 pm Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Bogalusa High School’s Desmond Johnson

Bogalusa High School’s Desmond Johnson plays football for the Lumberjacks.

The senior is an offensive lineman and defensive lineman.

“Desmond is a great kid who’s a hard worker,” Bogalusa football coach Adam Brumfield said. “He played guard his sophomore year then was moved to center his junior year and now is our starting tackle. It shows how smart and flexible he is being able to play any position we ask him to play. He’s already got a positive attitude and a huge asset to our team.”

What do you enjoy most about playing your sport?

The love of the game. I like just being out there and winning as a team.

What do you like best about being a student athlete?

It’s fun. Just going to school, everybody knows you off of sports.

Who has been the most influential person in your school sports career? Why?

(NFL Hall of Fame linebacker) Ray Lewis because he was just a leader and I like to be a leader on the team and I look up to him.

Who is your favorite athlete? Why?

Ray Lewis. He was just a leader. He likes to lead people. I want to be like him and go to college after high school and follow his footsteps.

Favorite team?

Seattle Seahawks.

Best thing about living in Washington Parish?

It’s good. Everybody that I really know is down here and being around my people.