|July 27, 1990|
|Place of Birth|
Glory Johnson (born July 27, 1990) is an American basketball forward for the Dallas Wings of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, she went to Webb School Of Knoxville and played collegiately for the University of Tennessee Lady Vols.
Johnson enrolled at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in 2008. She recorded 36 double-doubles over the course of her college career.
Johnson completed her bachelor's degree in global studies in three years, and earned a master's degree in communications during her fourth year of basketball eligibility.
Johnson played on the team representing the USA at the 2011 World University Games held in Shenzhen, China. The team won all six games to earn the gold medal. Johnson scored 6.2 points per game and had nine steals, tied for second place on the team.
Johnson was selected in the first round of the 2012 WNBA Draft (4th overall) by the Tulsa Shock. In her rookie season, she was ranked fourth in steals per game (a career-high 2.1 spg). In 2013 and 2014, her second and third seasons with the Shock, Johnson was named in the Western Conference All-Star team. Johnson sat out the 2015 WNBA season on a maternity leave after announcing her pregnancy. She returned one month into the 2016 WNBA season after her suspension stemming from her domestic violence incident with Brittney Griner. By this time the Tulsa Shock had relocated to Dallas and were renamed the Dallas Wings. Johnson averaged 11.3 ppg in 18 games with 6 starts. Also during her comeback season, she recorded the league's 16th 20-point, 20-rebound performance of the season in a win against the Phoenix Mercury when she scored 23 points along with a career-high 22 rebounds. During the 2017 season, Johnson continued to put double-doubles in rebounds and points which is what she has become statistically known for earlier on in her career. On June 18, 2017, Johnson score a season-high 27 points in a 87-83 win over the Washington Mystics. From July 31 to August 6, Johnson named the Western Conference player of the week. On August 19, 2017, Johnson recorded her 13th double-double of the season, scoring 23 points along with 13 rebounds in a 90-86 win over the Atlanta Dream. During the game, Johnson threw a punch at Dream's point guard Matee Ajavon and served a one-game suspension two days later. The Wings would finish with a 16-18 record and the number 7 seed in the league. In her first career playoff game, Johnson scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in a losing effort to the Washington Mystics in the first round elimination game.
|Height||6 ft 3 in / 190 cm|
|Weight||170 lb / 77 kg|
|Shoe (Feet) Size||–|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Race / ethnicity||Black|