A San Francisco native, Johnny, along with his two brothers Zander and Mattie, grew up in Coach Rudi's youth leagues. From flag football to basketball, he participated in almost all of Coach Rudi's programs. After Town School, Johnny attended St. Ignatius College Prep, where he played football, basketball, and baseball. Johnny was named the SF Examiner's Men's Basketball Player of the year in 2010-2011. He continued his studies at Vassar College where he majored in Economics and played both basketball and baseball. Johnny led Vassar's basketball team to a school record 19 wins in 2013-2014 as well as being named Unanimous First Team All Liberty League and Second Team All-Region. For the past two years, Johnny has coached freshman basketball at San Francisco University High School. Johnny now works for a small consumer finance start-up in San Francisco.