Eastern Michigan senior gets scholarship surprise

Eastern Michigan senior gets scholarship surprise


INTO CUSTODY. AUTHORITIES HAVE NOT RELEASED THE MOTIVE.>>Devin: JOHNSON IS A WIDE RECEIVER AT EASTERN MICHIGAN ON THE FOOTBALL TEAM. HIS COACHES CALL HIM A GRINDER, WORKING HIS WAY ON TO THE ROSTER AND WORKING TO RISE. THEY TOOK A SURPRISE TRIP TO FORD FIELD TO SEE HOW THE PROS DO IT. FOR JARON, IT WAS PART OF A NIGHT HE’LL NEVER FORGOT.>>Jamie: ONE OF THE BIGGEST CHEERS WAS FOR AN EAGLE. IT WAS PLANNED AS A TREAT FOR THE EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY TAM. A DAY OFF OF CAMP AND A TRIP TO THE LIONS GAME. BUT THERE WAS ALSO SOMETHING ELSE.>>TWO MINUTES INTO THE SECOND QUARTER, IT’S GO TIME. OUT OF NOWHERE, COACH CREIGHTON CALLED OUT THE SEAT NUMBER AND I WAS NONCHALANT AND DIDN’T KNOW WHAT SEAT NUMBER I WAS IN, AND MY TEAMMATE WAS LIKE, IT’S YOU, BROTHER! YEAH.>>Jamie: CLEARLY A SURPRISE TO SENIOR JARON JOHNSON.>>I WANT TO PRESENT A FULL RIDE SCHOLARSHIP TO JARON JOHNSON.>>Jamie: A FULL RIDE! WHAT A DAY FOR A KID WHO CAME FROM CALIFORNIA OP HIS OWN DIME, DID MOST OF HIS WORK ON SPECIAL TEAMS.>>MY MOM STARTED BALLING AND CRYING. MY GRANDMOTHER WAS CRYING. MY DAD WAS SO PROUD, T WHOLE FAMILY WAS SO PROUD.>>HE IS QUIET AND ALWAYS WANTING TO DO THE RIGHT THING AND ALWAYS WORKS SO HARD AT IT.>>Jamie: A RISING STAR AND READY TO MAKE THE JUMP TO WIDE RECEIVER, BUT THIS IS BIGGER THAN FOOTBALL.>>IT’S FUL EDUCATION. YOU’RE THERE FOR A REASON, TO GET YOUR EDUCATION.>>Jamie: THE STORY GOT A LOT OF PLAY ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND WOULD LIKE TO BACK IT UP ON THE FIELD. I THINK COACH CREIGHTON WOULD

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