MJC's Mustafa Johnson signs with Colorado Buffaloes

MJC's Mustafa Johnson signs with Colorado Buffaloes

MODESTO JUNIOR COLLEGE—He was ranked by 247Sports.com as a 3-star prospect and the No. 22 defensive tackle prospect in the country … Earned first-team Valley League honors from the NCFC and was a 2017 All-California Community College Region I first-team selection … Under coach Rusty Stivers, MJC went 6-5 his freshman season … Ranked in a tie for second in the Valley League with 6.5 sacks … Also posted 58 total tackles and one forced fumble … Top games: had 13 tackles and two for losses against American River College; had two tackles, a sack and forced a fumble in holding Contra Costa to just six points; had two sacks, three tackles for losses and four total stops in a win at Sequoias; posted four tackles, two-and-a-half for losses and one sack in a win over Diablo Valley.
 
TURLOCK HIGH SCHOOL—Was a two-time Central California Conference Defensive Player of the Year selection … Named as one of KCRA's top five linebackers for the Sac-Joaquin Section … Was an All-District selection as a junior and a senior … Named to the 2016 All-Turlock Journal first-team … Selected to play in the 32nd annual Rotary Football Classic … Named to MaxPreps' All-Sac-Joaquin Section and All-State Large School team as a junior … Under coach James Peterson playing linebacker, defensive end and tight end, Turlock went 9-3 his senior year and won the Central California Conference championships before falling in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I quarterfinals … Went 7-3 as a junior and 6-5 as a sophomore … As a senior, he recorded 60 solo tackles and eight sacks … As a sophomore, he finished with 76 tackles and 2.5 sacks … Played on the basketball team where he averaged 10 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior.
 
ACADEMICS—He is interested in studying Kinesiology at Colorado