Johnson used this passion to help lead the Lady Arrows to the state championship in March 2020.
Jakayla Johnson signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Jones College.
The three-year starter averaged 17.1 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.6 steals and 2.9 assists per game for Coach Pearlene Fairley’s Lady Arrows.
Johnson was listed as a player to watch by the Clarion Ledger at the start of the 2019-2020 season.
At the end of the season, she was named to the Mississippi All-State Girls Basketball team presented by Suddenlink as well as to Mississippi Gridiron’s All-State First Team and the Clarion Ledger’s All-State Fourth Team.
Johnson is the daughter of Precia Johnson.
Photo: Jakayla Johnson helped lead the 2019-2020 Lady Arrows to the state championships by defeating Meridian at the Mississippi Coliseum on March 4, 2020.