Chad Johnson son, Chad Johnson II, is yet to make a significant impact with his ASU team. Chad Jr is currently in his junior year at ASU.
The eldest child of the NFL veteran Chad Johnson, Chad Johnson Jr was raised in Venice, California, by his mother, LaRhonda Covington. He would occasionally visit his dad, who was living in Florida.
But the father-son duo do share a strong connection. Previously, in an interview, Chad Jr shared he had his workout done with his dad and Antonio Brown and said he had no excuses if he failed.
Recently, Chad Sr made headlines after claiming he would beat LeBron James in a one-on-one matchup. (following Kai Jones’ footsteps). He delivered the statement while talking to Shannon Sharpe in the show “Nightcap with Unc and Ocho.”
Chad Johnson Son, Chad Johnson II, Plays For Arizona State
Chad Johnson’s son, Chad Johnson II, is a wide receiver for the Arizona State Sun Devils. The athlete, Chad Johnson Jr, standing at 6’2, is the eldest child of the former NFL player.
Born on May 6, 2002, Chad Johnson II, also known as Chad Johnson Jr, is the child of Chad Johnson and his former wife, LaRhonda Covington.
A graduate of Cathedral High School, Johnson Jr grew up with his mother in Venice, California, after his parents’ separation. During his high school days, Johnson Jr was regarded as one of the best wide receiver prospects on the West Coast.
247 Sports ranked him as the No.292 overall prospect nationally and the No. 53 wide receiver prospect in the country. ESPN listed him as the no.68 wide receiver prospect in the country and no.60 overall prospect in the West Region.
Chad Johnson Jr announced his commitment to Arizona State in 2018, two years before enrolling in the program. He finished his senior season with 51 receptions for 761 yards and five touchdowns in ten games.
In 2018, while being interviewed by Bleacher Report, Chad said he wanted to be flashy but also wanted to make sure he could back it up. The youngster also said he had all the resources to be great.
But Chad has yet to make an impact since joining the Arizona State Sun Devils. He has been sidelined for the most part due to injuries and has played only 12 games in two seasons.
The son of the NFL veteran is also yet to register a touchdown for his team, with his only stat listed on the university’s website being a 5-yard run against Colorado in 2022.
Chad Johnson Jr Mother, LaRhonda Covington
Chad Johnson’s previous wife and Chad Johnson Jr’s mother, LaRhonda Covington goes by the name Elle Covington on social media.
For the majority of his childhood, Chad grew up with his mother. He would only visit his father a few weeks each summer. The father-son would spend time at his Miami Beach mansion.
Despite, Chad being a standout athlete in high school, LaRhonda kept an eye out for his academic performance. During Chad’s senior year in high school, LaRhonda made him sit out the baseball season to focus on academics.
During her interview, LaRhonda said she wanted CJ Jr to learn from his dad’s mistakes and make education his No.1 priority. She stated Chad Sr had a difficult childhood, but CJ Jr doesn’t, so there shouldn’t be an excuse to fail.
LaRhonda lives in Los Angeles, California, and is married to Terry Covington. After dating for ten years, the couple tied the knot on October 7, 2017.
On her Facebook handle, LaRhonda stated she studied Skin Care at the International Dermal Institute and esthetics at the Academy of Beauty. She is active on Facebook and constantly shares family pictures and selfies.