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- Position: G
- Height: 6'2“
- Weight: 195 lbs.
- Hometown: Clovis NM
- High School: Clovis High School
- AAU Team: BYC Elite
Clovis High School
Named first team all-state as a senior under head coach Matt King … Led program to state championship game, its third-consecutive trip to at least the tournament semifinals … Squad posted a 23-7 overall record in 2012-13 … Averaged 15.0 points, 5.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game and helped squad to district title … Helped lead the squad to the district championship and the state tournament semifinals in 2011-12 … Averaged 18.0 points, 9.0 assists, 6.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game and was a first team all-state honoree by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association in that season … Ranked as the top player in the state of New Mexico by several media outlets … First team preseason all-state selection entering his senior campaign … Has been a member of the varsity team each season at Clovis … Played travel basketball with BYC Elite under head coach Michael Clay.
John committed to Marquette and signed on 9/26/2012.
He was offered by Creighton and Wyoming. Schools that expressed interest include Baylor, Fresno State, New Mexico, New Mexico State, and Texas Tech.
Born April 12, 1995 in Albuquerque, N.M. … Son of Gerri and David Dawson … One of nine children (Gerreyea, Dewayne, Autumn, Dondre, Rashaud, LaShayda, Charmaine and Kellen) … Majoring in psychology.