Raven Johnson of Sandtown Middle School receives Georgia Tech offer for 2021.

Sandtown Middle point guard receives offer from Tech

Georgia Tech extended an offer for 2021 to Sandtown Middle School point guard Raven Johnson on Sunday after the Yellow Jackets’ 52-45 win over Georgia.

Johnson, a 5-foot-7 eighth grader, attended the Yellow Jackets’ win over Georgia on Sunday and received her first collegiate offer from Tech coaches after the game.

“It is something that I am very thankful for,” Johnson said. “The saying is true, ‘Hard work pays off.’ I put in a lot of time and hard work in the gym. This is like a dream come true as a eighth grader. I just have to keep working and progressing and believing that all things are possible.”

Johnson announced her offer from Tech in a Twitter post on Sunday evening.

From Atlanta, Ga., Johnson plays point guard for Sandtown and the Finest Basketball Club (FBC) — her year-round travel team. Tech 2017 basketball commit Taja Cummings also plays for FBC, according to Johnson.

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