Before Bronny takes his turn in college, a different member of the James clan will be suiting up for Chris Holtmann and the Buckeyes. Meechie Johnson, a 4-star, 5-11 point guard from Garfield Heights High School in Cleveland, committed to Ohio State for the class of 2021 despite the fact that he long seemed like a lock to join up with Tom Izzo and Michigan State. And Johnson happens to be the nephew of one LeBron James.
Johnson, who also had interest from schools like Indiana, Wisconsin, and Xavier, is a crafty point guard with tremendous quickness, an improving jump shot, and surprisingly strong court vision for a player his age.
Johnson first broke into the spotlight when he and LaMelo Ball went toe-to-toe during Ball's days at SPIRE Academy. While LaMelo got a triple double, Johnson proved that he is an elite offensive talent in the 2021 class.
The 2021 class has already gotten off to a good start for Holtmann and the Buckeyes. While we never got to see LeBron in college, we will get to see Johnson and Bronny take on the best college players in just a few years.