Meet Keyshawn Johnson – Dancing With The Stars Season 17 Contestant

Meet Keyshawn Johnson – Dancing With The Stars Season 17 Contestant

The glitz and the glamour is almost ready to head back to the ballroom for another season of DANCING WITH THE STARS.  ABC released the names of the cast for season 17 of the ever popular dance show.  One of the members of this season’s cast is business entrepreneur, media broadcaster, television personality and elite athlete Keyshawn Johnson.  Brant will be paired with professional dancer Sharna Burgess.

If you don’t know who Keyshawn is we have a bio below so you can familiarize yourself with her.  Also check our her first official professional photos from this season with Sharna Burgess.

 Keyshawn Johnson is a multi-talented business entrepreneur, media broadcaster, television personality and elite athlete. The CEO and a co-founder of First Picks Management, Johnson is a former NFL Super Bowl champion and All Pro wide receiver. He was drafted No. 1 overall by the New York Jets in 1996 and also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dallas Cowboys and Carolina Panthers. He joined ESPN in 2007 as an NFL studio analyst the same day he announced his retirement from the NFL. Johnson appears on both “Sunday NFL Countdown” and “Monday Night Countdown,” and co-hosts ESPN Radio’s weekly “Football Tonight Special” on Fridays during the NFL season. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA in History. He is the founder and chairman of the Keyshawn Johnson Education Foundation, which supported educational scholarships and programs that encourage youth to aspire towards education. Johnson currently lives with his girlfriend, Jennifer, and their four children, Maia, Keyshawn, London and Vance.

What do you think of Keyshawn’s casting?  Do you think he has what it takes to win the mirror ball trophy?  Hit the comments and let us know what you think!

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