Alize DeShawn Johnson was born in 1996 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He is the son of David Hill and Chanelle Johnson. Alize has three brothers and four sisters. Johnson played his high school basketball at St. John Neumann Regional Academy in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Through his four years of high school, he grew from 5-foot-9 to 6-foot-4. Johnson won Pennsylvania Mr. Basketball in his senior year at St. John Neumann and led the Knights to a 30-1 record. Follow Alize on Twitter (@AlizeJohnson).