Undrafted free agent of the Phoenix Suns who had multiple NBA Development League stints during his rookie season. He became more of a name after competing in the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, losing in the finals to Glenn Robinson III.
He played one year for the UNLV Runnin' Rebels before a controversy over a test forced him to enter the NBA draft early.
He was a member of the Sacramento Kings 2016 Summer League squad before signing with the Suns but was unable to play in the tournament due to an injury.
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.