3 Grant Johnson
RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Played two years for head coach Dennis Rogers, helping team to 37-18 and state COA title in 2007... Earned school's Man of the Year for 2006-07 academic year, honored to one male student for outstanding academics and extracurricular achievements.
NORCO HS '05: Captured All-Mountain View League honors in 2004 and 2005, adding All-Southern Section nod as a senior... Batted .449 in 2004, earning team's Best Offense award... Twice garnered team's Best Defense honor... Made Academic All-League team for three straight years... Helped team to 27-4 record and MVL title in 2005... Graduated with honors, ranking ninth in class of 593 with 4.39 grade-point average.
PERSONAL: Born in Anaheim, Calif.... Has not declared a major... Parents are Don & Jan Johnson... Claims to be even better at fly fishing than he is at baseball... Career highlight was winning a state title for Riverside CC... Sports hero is Ivan Rodriguez, non-sports hero is the entire U.S. military... Hopes for career in chemical engineering.