Georgia Tech Football: Isaiah Johnson Comes Away With Peach of an Athlete Award


Isaiah Johnson on March 24th was the first football player from Georgia Tech since Roddy Jones in 2011 to be named Peach of an Athlete Amateur Role by the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Johnson is eligible for the NFL draft and had a strong Pro Day on the Georgia Tech campus earlier this month.

He earned a Business Management Degree in December of 2013 and just received a Masters Degree in Building and Facility management in December 2014.

In the 2014 Georgia Tech season, Johnson was fourth on the team in total tackles with 72 and finished his career with 283 tackles.

According to, Johnson’s community service is very commendable. He helped raise money for The Miracle Network, as well as participated in a children’s mentoring program.

Johnson was not the lone Yellow Jacket recognized on that night.

Morgan Jackson from the Georgia Tech track and field team was also recognized as one of the 12 student-athlete honorees.

Jackson was named to the 2014 All-ACC Academic Indoor and Outdoor Track Team. He is the president of the Georgia Tech Student-Advisory Board.

The Peach of an Athlete award is given to athletes who display the Boy Scout ideals of character, scholastic achievement, athletic excellence, and community service.