Lonnie Johnson Jr Biography

November 30, 2019
First published on:December 1, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Lonnie Johnson Jr

Birth Name Lonnie Johnson Jr
Birth Place Gary, Indiana
Famous Name Lonnie Johnson Jr
Father Lonnie Johnson
Mother Nora
Salary $495,000
Position in Team Cornerback
Current team Houston Texans
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession NFL Player
Children 1
Girlfriend Selena Morgan

Lonnie Johnson Jr. is an American football cornerback who is currently signed to the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). The team picked him in the 2019 NFL draft with 54 picks in round two.

Gary, Indiana native, Lonnie Johnson Jr. was born on 4th November 1995 under the star sign Scorpio. The twenty-four years old holds an American nationality who came from an Afro-American background.

Lucrative Contract

Lonnie Johnson is currently on the top of the world with a lucrative 4 year, $5,204,652 contract with the Houston Texans, which includes a $1,805,201 signing bonus, $2,536,775 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,301,163.

In the 2019 season, he enjoyed a base salary of $495,000 along with a signing bonus of $1,805,200, while carrying a cap hit of $946,300 and a dead cap value of $2,536,775, where DeAndre Hopkins, Bradley Roby, and Kenny Stills, are the highest-paid athlete of the Houston Texans. 

Year Team Salary Signing Bonus
2019 Houston Texans $495,000 $451,300
2020 Houston Texans $731,575 $451,300
2021 Houston Texans $968,150 $451,300
2022 Houston Texans $1,204,725 $451,300
CAPTION: Lonnie Johnson Jr. bought a house for his mom SOURCE: Instagram @lonniejohnson06

In June 2019, he bought a beautiful house for his mom.

Became Dad In Young Age

On 17th November 2018, Johnson Jr announced that he is expecting his first kid with his girlfriend with an emotional caption on Instagram.

Lonnie Johnson Jr. and his fiancee SOURCE: Instagram @lonniejohnson06

Giving good news in a row, on 21st April 2019, he shared that he went to Kentucky to propose his bae, Selena Morgan

The Johnson Family SOURCE: Instagram @lonniejohnson06

On 20th June 2019, the couple welcomed their little one named, Yesenia Marcel Johnson and again shared the news with heartful caption on Instagram.

Early Years

Nicked name as "Lotto", he was born to Nora and Lonnie Johnson. He has a younger brother as well. Further, his cousin Jon’Vea Johnson grew up like brothers and had prodigious athletic talent. 

For high school, Johnson enrolled at West Side Leadership Academy in Gary, Indiana. There was the time when he was in high school that his family moved into his grandmother’s two-bedroom home for several months after their house was put on the market without their concern. 

Johnson initially committed to Ohio State University to play for the college team but later de-committed and went to San Bernardino Valley College. Later he was transferred to Garden City Community College. Nevertheless, he did not play in 2016, to concentrate on academics.

Furthermore, he was transferred to the University of Kentucky in 2017 where he had 64 tackles and one interception, in two seasons at Kentucky.

NFL Career

In the 2019 NFL Draft, Johnson was selected by the Houston Texans in the second round with 54th overall. On May 10, 2019, he inked his rookie contract.  

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