JaJuan Johnson - Draft Prospect Profile
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind. | High School: Franklin Central | Height / Weight: 6-10 / 221 | Position: F/C
USA Men's Select Team (2010) ... World University Games Trials invitee (2009) ... Consensus All-American (2011) ... Wooden Award All-American (2011) ... AP Preseason All-American (2011) ... Pete Newell National Big Man of the Year Award (2011) ... USBWA District V Player of the Year (2011) ... USBWA All-District V (2009, 2010, 2011) ... NABC All-District 7 (2009, 2011) ... Oscar Robertson Trophy finalist (2011) ... John R. Wooden Award finalist (2011) ... Naismith Trophy finalist (2011) ... Big Ten Player of the Year (2011) ... Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year (2011) ... First-team All-Big Ten (2009, 2011) ... Second-team All-Big Ten (2010) ... Big Ten All-Defensive Team (2009, 2010, 2011) ... Big Ten Player of the Week (1-25-10, 2-15-10, 2-28-11) ... Preseason All-Big Ten (2011) ... Chicago Invitational Challenge All-Tournament Team (2010).
As a Senior (2010-11)
Consensus All-American, the 17th player in Purdue history, and first since 1994, to earn the distinction ... Wooden Award All-American ... Second player in program history to be named AP Preseason All-American ... Purdue's first-ever winner of the Pete Newell National Big Man of the Year Award ... USBWA District V Player of the Year ... USBWA All-District V ... NABC All-District 7 ... Finalist for Naismith, Robertson and Wooden trophies ... Big Ten Player of the Year ... Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year ... Only the third player in conference history to win Big Ten Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year in the same season ... First-team All-Big Ten ... Big Ten All-Defensive Team ... Preseason All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Player of the Week (2-28-11) ... Chicago Invitational Challenge All-Tournament Team ... Finished his career as program's co-record holder, with E'Twaun Moore, in wins (107), games played (140) and consecutive games played (140) ... Also finished his career ranked second in program history in blocks (263), third in minutes played (3,856), fourth in free throw attempts (662) and games started (120), fifth in rebounds (854) and free throws (492), seventh in points (1,919), field goals (706) and field goal attempts (1,410), and 11th in double-doubles (26) ... Started all 34 games, averaging 20.5 points, 8.6 rebounds and 2.3 blocks in 35.4 minutes per outing ... Averaged 15.0 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament to tie for the tourney lead ... Became the first Purdue player to lead the Big Ten in scoring in league games (20.7) since Glenn Robinson in 1994, and the first Boilermaker to pace the conference in scoring in overall games since Willie Deane in 2002 ... Netted 698 points on the year, the ninth-best single-season total in program history ... Finished his career on a streak of 43-straight games with double-figure points, the fifth-longest in program history ... Had 291 rebounds, good for ninth on the program's single-season chart ... Made the 10th-most free throws by a Boilermaker in a single-season (169), and also blocked the fourth-most shots (79) ... Played 1,203 minutes on the year to rank third on Purdue's single-season chart ... Led Purdue in scoring 20 times, rebounds 24 times, blocks 31 times, steals 10 times and assists once during the season ... Posted his 12th double-double of the season against VCU in the third round of the NCAA Tournament, finishing with 25 points and 14 rebounds to go along with three blocks ... Had 16 points, 16 rebounds, three assists and two blocks in the win over Saint Peter's in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds against Michigan State at the Big Ten Tournament ... Came up with his 10th double-double of the year at Iowa, finishing with 22 points and 12 rebounds ... Scored a game-high 23 points and grabbed six rebounds in the home win over Illinois ... Dominated the win at Michigan State with 20 points, a career-high 17 rebounds and a career high-tying seven blocks ... Led all players with 20 points and shared game-high honors with nine boards in the win at Indiana ... Had 13 points, six rebounds and two blocks in the home win over Ohio State ... Posted his eighth double-double of the season with 20 points and 10 rebounds, while adding four blocks and two steals, in the home win over Wisconsin ... Scored 14 of his game-high 24 points in the second half and added nine rebounds in the win at Illinois ... Tallied 15 points, eight rebounds and four blocks in the home win over Indiana ... Scored 23 points, grabbed four rebounds and swatted three shots at Wisconsin ... Led all scorers with 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the home win over Minnesota ... Scored a game-high 22 points and had seven rebounds at Ohio State ... Had 20 points and four rebounds in the home win over Michigan State ... Scored a game-high 25 points, including the game winner with 3.4 seconds left, in the home win over Penn State ... Led all scorers with 26 points and added seven rebounds at West Virginia ... Posted his seventh double-double of the season at Minnesota, finishing with 29 points and 11 rebounds ... Turned in 16 points, five rebounds, four blocks and three steals in the home win over Iowa ... Notched the 20th double-double of his career in the win at Penn State, finishing with 15 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks ... Scored 19 points and pulled down nine boards in the win over Northwestern ... Led all players with 22 points, grabbed eight rebounds and added three blocks in the win at Michigan ... Dominated at both ends of the floor in the win over IPFW, scoring 24 points and ripping down 13 rebounds ... Exploded for a career-high 31 points in the win over Indiana State ... Scored Purdue's first 17 points, and 25 of its 32 in the first half, against ISU ... Reeled off a game-high 25 points in the win over North Florida ... Tallied 13 points, eight rebounds and four blocks in the win at Valpo ... Scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the win over Alabama ... Poured in 29 points, more than doubling any other player's total, and grabbed five rebounds in the win at Virginia Tech ... Made a jump hook with 8.8 seconds in regulation to send the VT game into overtime, and scored four of Purdue's seven points in the extra session ... Had 13 points and 11 rebounds against Richmond ... Scored 18 points and swatted three shots in the win over Southern Illinois ... Posted 21 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Austin Peay ... Had a signature performance in the win over Oakland, finishing with 25 points, 11 rebounds, five assists, four steals and a pair of blocks ... Tallied 12 points and four rebounds in just 12 minutes in the win over Alcorn State ... Opened the season with a double-double in the win over Howard, scoring 10 points to go along with 12 rebounds and five blocks.
Full name is JaJuan Markeis Johnson ... Majoring in organizational leadership and supervision ... Born on Feb. 8, 1989 ... Son of Chris and Rhonda Curlin ... Has one sister, Dàshawna Curlin.