Celebrating 100 Years of Oakland Technical High School
Josh Johnson ’04
A three sport athlete at Tech High, Johnson excelled at basketball, track and football where he teamed with his cousin, Marshawn Lynch in leading the Bulldogs to the 2003 Oakland Athletic League football title. In his senior year, he was named Tech’s Most Improved Player and was a first team All-City selection.
A star quarterback at the University of San Diego, Johnson has played five seasons in the N.F.L. and is now the backup quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. In 2012, he reunited with Coach Jim Harbaugh at the San Francisco 49ers, his coach at the University of San Diego. Along with Lynch, Johnson remains active in the Tech community, through the Family First Family Foundation they founded to support Bay Area youth.