Keyontae Johnson

Updated as of 6/28/2023, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2023 rankings were finalized on 6/22/23.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 225
College: Kansas State
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 5/24/1999

2023 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 39
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
2023 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 50 by the Oklahoma City Thunder


Solid scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter
Excels at scoring on the move
Can post up smaller players
Adequate playmaker
Very good rebounder
Decent defender
Solid athlete


Reluctant to take jumpers
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can be too passive on offense
Can be turnover prone
Missed nearly two full seasons due to a heart condition


Keyontae Johnson is an athletic, skilled swingman that can do a little bit of everything when he is out on the floor.  He is a solid scorer that can make shots in a variety of ways, and he also is a very good rebounder for a player his size.  He had a solid sophomore season, and Johnson came back to play for Florida for the 2020-21 season.

Unfortunately, against Florida State early in the game, he collapsed shortly after having scored on an alley-oop dunk.  Johnson has since recovered, but he had to miss the rest of the season due to a heart condition that is known as acute myocarditis.  Prior to that, he was projected as a late first round prospect for the 2021 draft when he was healthy.

Recently, Johnson transferred to Kansas State to play for them during the 2022-23 college basketball season. He had a strong senior season this year, and he projects to be selected in the second round in the 2023 draft.

RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Florida Basketball Bio
Sports Illustrated’s Article on Johnson Returning to Florida
SB Nation’s Alligator Army’s Article on Johnson’s Season Ending Acute Myocarditis
ESPN’s Article on Johnson Waiting Medical Clearance, Returning to Play for the 2021-22 Season
ESPN’s Article on Johnson Transferring to Kansas State
YouTube’s Highlights of the 1/17/23 Kansas State-Kansas Game via ESPN

Games Scouted:
11/10/19 Florida vs. Florida State
11/24/19 Florida vs. Xavier

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