HOW ACQUIRED: Selected 11th overall in 2017 SuperDraft. Signed on January 30, 2017.
Johnson is a technical winger who put on a show at the 2017 combine, which led him to shoot up draft boards. He should provide quality depth for the Fire in 2017.
COLLEGE: Johnson joins the Men in Red from the University of Louisville. In two seasons with the Cardinals, the midfielder appeared in 41 games over the course of two seasons, scoring seven goals and adding five assists. In his freshman and sophomore seasons, Johnson appeared in 23 matches for the University of Maryland before transferring to Louisville.
OUTSIDE MLS: A native of Duluth, Ga., Johnson played for the West Ham Academy from 2009-2012.