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D'Arcy Motors Athlete of the Week: Ke'Von Johnson, Joliet Catholic Academy

Ke'Von Johnson, Joliet Catholic Academy, senior, running back/slot receiver

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Ke'von Johnson

Why Johnson was selected:

He ran for 243 yards and three touchdowns and caught a pass for another score in the Hilltoppers' 34-27 win at Geneva.

Herald-News sports writer Curt Herron talked with Johnson.

Herron: What's your favorite food and restaurant?

Johnson: Catfish fillets or any type of seafood. And Red Lobster, that's my spot.

Herron: Favorite type of music and artist?

Johnson: I listen to a lot of R & B, hip hop and rap. And my favorite artist has to be Drake.

Herron: What do you like watching on TV?

Johnson: It's Game of Thrones and I try to watch every episode each week.

Herron: What do you do in your free time?

Johnson: I like to play video games with my friends. And right now, I'm just playing NBA 2K and a lot of Call of Duty.

Herron: Where's the best place you've been and where do you want to travel to?

Johnson: Florida is a really nice place. And I really want to go overseas, somewhere like Italy.

Herron: What's your favorite class in school?

Johnson: Human biology because I want to go to school to study the body.

Herron: What would you like to do in your future?

Johnson: I really want to be a pharmacist.

Herron: What celebrity would you like to meet?

Johnson: It would probably be LeBron James or Kobe Bryant.

Herron: How about meeting a former athlete?

Johnson: Definitely Michael Jordan or Deion Sanders.

Herron: Who's your favorite pro sports team?

Johnson: The Dallas Cowboys.

Herron: Who's your favorite athlete?

Johnson: I love LeBron James.

Herron: What's your favorite college?

Johnson: The University of Illinois.

Herron: What do you like the most about JCA?

Johnson: Just how everyone is so kind and welcoming and how you can pretty much count on anyone in the school. It's been great here.

Herron: What do like the most about your team?

Johnson: Our chemistry and how close we are. We're one group and everybody is all in and together, so we're like a big family.

Herron: What do like the most about Joliet?

Johnson: Just growing up around my friends and everyone's still around so I can hang out with anyone and there's a lot of things to do.