Men's Basketball adds Fort Valley State transfer
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Men's Basketball adds Fort Valley State transfer
Photo Courtesy of Fort Valley State Athletics/Lang White Photography

EBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Fort Valley State University transfer and former Junior College All-American Ty'Reek Johnson to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.

Johnson started 24 games this past season at Fort Valley State avergaing 8.1 points per game and 5.0 rebounds per game. Johnson went for a season-high 28 points against Savannah State. 

Prior to Fort Valley State, Johnson spent on seaoson at Redlands Community College in El Reno, Oklahoma earning Region 2 Honorable Mention honors while averaging 14.4 points per game and 7.0 rebounds.

He started his college career at Philadelphia Community College playing one seaoson avergaing 17.0 points per game and 9.5 rebounds per game through 24 games. He was named a NJCAA Third Team All-American, Region Player of the Year Runner-Up, and All-Conference First Team. 

He is the son of Robin Johnson and has two siblings Tiara and Anthony. 

Johnson joins Demarius Boyd as the second Junior College All-American in this year's signing class.