Position
First Base
Height
6'1
Weight
191 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
New Orleans, La.
Major
Kinesiology
High School
Brother Martin HS

Regarded as the best high school hitter in the New Orleans area … has also been a standout on the summer circuit with the MLB Breakthrough Series Organization … brings some versatility, as he is a very good defender at first base and can also play the outfield … at the plate, he makes a lot of contact and drives balls into the gaps … missed his entire senior high school season to an injury that required surgery, but is completely healthy heading into the 2021 season.

PRIOR TO LSU
The No. 220 ranked player in the country by Perfect Game … a 2019 First Team All-District, All-Metro and All-State selection … batted .483 in 2019 with 12 doubles, 27 RBI, 34 runs and 16 stolen bases … also played free safety for the football team at Brother Martin High.

PERSONAL
Full name is John Edward Morgan III … parents are John and Shalita Morgan … Dad is a Mercedes-Benz salesman, Mom is a probation officer … Dad played college football at Morris Brown College in Atlanta … has an older sister, Brandi, and a younger brother, Justin … on attending LSU:  “LSU was the best fit for me because it was close to home, which meant my parents could come and watch me play whenever they wanted. I also chose LSU because of its prestigious history, and I wanted to be a part of that” … born July 16, 2002, in New Orleans, La.

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