Surrey Scorchers are delighted to announce the signing of American Forward Shakem Johnson
Shakem Johnson is the second Scorcher to be making his professional debut with the Surrey side alongside fellow American Jalen Ray.
The 6’7 forward graduated out of D1 Tennessee State averaging 8 points and 5 rebounds per game.
Prior to attending Tennessee State the Ohio native transferred from Navarro Community College where he helped them to a 21-5 record and was a top 50 JUCO recruit.
Looking forward to being a Scorcher Shakem commented “I’m very excited to announce my signing to the Scorchers family. I can’t wait to get to work and put on a show for all the fans, it’s going to be an exciting season.
“Coming to England is going to be a great experience, I trust the staff and my teammates won’t have a problem welcoming me in.”
Head Coach Lloyd Gardner commented “I’m looking forward to welcoming Shakem to Surrey. He will be another great addition to our front line where his Athleticism and energy will bring us a versatility that we can use.”