NBA player best known for winning the 2020 NBA Slam Dunk Contest and for finishing second in the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. He began his NBA career as a member of the Phoenix Suns in 2016.
He played one year for the UNLV Runnin' Rebels before a controversy over a test forced him to enter the NBA draft early.
In 2017, he signed a two-way contract with the Miami Heat.
He has a brother named Lakeem Johnson and two sisters, Dej'sha Jones and On'Jesha Jones. His parents are Derrick Sr. and Otiesse Jones.
He defeated Aaron Gordon in the 2020 Slam Dunk Contest.