2 Jelani Johnson
2 Jelani Johnson
Birth Date: 05/23/1990
Height: 6-2
Weight: 170
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Position: G

Honors and Awards


Career Charts

  • Free throws made: 2nd (296)
  • Steals: 5th (135)
  • Offensive rebounds: 5th (140)
  • Assists: 6th (322)
  • Defensive rebounds: 9th (316)
  • Points: 13th (1,071)

2011-12 Season (Senior): Named a third team NAIA All-American ... Earned all-MCAC honors while being named the conference’s Defensive Player of the Year .... Played in and started in 33 games ... Ranked third in the MCAC with 120 assists ... Third on the team in scoring, averaging 12.4 points and 5.2 rebounds per game while shooting 47.9 percent from the field ... Led the team with 49 steals and 108 made free-throws ... Scored a career-high 26 points, on 7-of-12 shooting from the field and 12-of-14 from the three throw line, against Midland University on Dec. 14 ... Recorded 20 points, 12 rebounds, eight assists and three steals versus Southwestern Christian University (Feb. 10) ... Scored nine points and dished out a career-high nine assists versus Carroll College (Dec. 29) ... Registered at least one assist in 30 of 33 games, including 17 games with four or more assists ... Scored in double figures 20 times.

2010-11 Season (Junior): Named honorable mention all-MCAC ... Only Bruin to play in and start all 34 games this season ... Led the conference with 123 assists ... Third on the team in scoring, averaging 10.2 points and 2.9 rebounds per game while shooting 49.6 percent from the field ... Led the team with 49 steals and 108 made free-throws ... Scored a career-high 25 points, on 9-of-12 shooting from the field, in BU's second round game versus the University of Saint Francis (Ind.) in the NAIA National Tournament on March 11 ... Recorded 17 points, six reboounds and five assists, without a turnover, against Central Christian College in the semifinals of the MCAC Conference Tournament on Feb. 25 ... Also scored 17 points and five assists against Central Christian on Feb. 12 ... Scored 10 points and dished out seven assists versus Southwestern Christian University on Jan. 29 ... Registered at least one assist in 32 of 34 games this year, including 14 games with five or more assists.

2010-11 Game-by-Game Statistics

2009-10 Season (Sophomore): Played in 31 of 32 games, starting in 23 ... Averaged 7.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 2.6 assists per game ... Named to the all-tournament team at the Briar Cliff Holiday Classic ... Scored a career-high 15 points in Bellevue’s 81-65 victory over Peru State on Jan. 23, 2010 ... Earned honorable mention NAIA all-Nebraska honors by the Omaha World-Herald.

2009-10 Game-by-Game Statistics

2008-09 Season (Freshman): Played in 28 games as a freshman … Averaged 2.4 points per game while shooting 37.7 percent from the field … Scored a career-high 10 points in Bellevue’s 114-75 win at York on Jan. 17, 2008.

2008-09 Game-by-Game Statistics

High School: Earned honorable mention all-state and all-Metro Conference honors at Omaha Creighton Prep High School under head coach Josh Luedtke ... Helped the Junior Jays to three-straight appearances at the Nebraska State Tournament.

Personal: Son of Jerry and Diane Johnson ... Born on May 23, 1990 … Majoring in business.