Diontae Johnson Parents: Meet Leo Johnson and Felicia Boyer

Deontae Lamarcus Johnson is an American football wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League(NFL). Johnson was born in the town of Ruskin, Florida, on July 5, 1996, and is currently 26 years of age. He is 5ft 10 in tall and weighs 191.2lb. Johnson attended and played high school football at Earl J. Lennard High School.

He proceeded to play college football for Toledo and had 135 catches for 2.35 yards and 23 touchdowns. John had four rushing attempts for 26 yards. John had his sophomore year to be the best where he had 74 catches for 1,278 yards and 13 touchdowns.

In his early professional years, He was first drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round with 66th overall of the 2019 NFL Drafts. He finished his 2019 season with 59 receptions for 680 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns and was named to the NFL All-Pro  Second Team. In the 2020 season, Johnson terminated the season with 88 receptions for 923 receiving yards and seven receiving touchdowns in 15 games.

He then finished the 2021 season with 107 receptions for 1,161 receiving yards and eight receiving touchdowns in 16 games and he won the Pro Bowl replacing Bengals receiver Ja’Mar Chase. In 2018, he triumphed the MAC Special Teams Player of the year and two First-team All-MAC in 2017 and 2018.

Meet Leo Johnson and Felicia Boyer

Leo Johnson is the amazing father of Johnson. He was born on November 26, 1955, and became mom and dad, the bond between father-son, became Diontae’s biggest motivation. Leo made sure to work very hard and fulfill the dreams of Diontae.

Felicia E. Boyer is the mother of Diontae. she was born on March 28, 1977. Johnson did not meet her mom when she was growing up. He was five when his mother, Felicia died on January 26, 2002.

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