Bishop Garrigan High School
• Netted more than 1,000 career points in three years on the varsity.
• Averaged 14.5 points per game as a sophomore before upping that mark to 18.8 per game as a junior and 22 per contest during his senior campaign.
• Earned First Team All-North Central Conference honors as a junior and senior for the Golden Bears.
• Had a pair of games with more than 35 points as a senior.
• Scored 32 points, including five three-pointers in the second quarter, to lead team to the Class 1A district final in a one-point win over Belmond-Klemme.
• Named First Team All-State in basketball by the Iowa Newspaper Association and Third Team All-State by the Des Moines Register following his senior campaign.
• Named Second Team All-State in baseball by the Iowa Newspaper Association as a junior and senior.
• Also claimed all-conference accolades in baseball and golf and all-area plaudits in baseball, basketball and football.
• Won eight letters overall, including three each in basketball and baseball and one each in football and golf.
• Coached by Roger Froehlich, Harry Condoleon and Mike Stence in basketball, Rob & Gene Meister in baseball, Dean Lallier in golf and Marty Wadle in football.
• Played AAU hoops with the Iowa Mavericks.
• Participated in the state All-Star Game in both baseball and basketball after his senior season.More About John
Full Name: John James Burns
Birthday: Nov. 22, 1994
Birthplace: Boone, Iowa
Parents: Jack and Lori Burns
Siblings: James (14), Annie (10)
Major: Undeclared in the College of Business
Favorite Sports Team: Oklahoma City Thunder
Favorite Sports Memory: State Tournament in baseball
Favorite Athlete: Kevin Durant
Favorite TV Show: Prison Break
Favorite Spot on Campus: Gym
Hobbies: Golf, baseball, spending time at the lake
Why Creighton: For athletics and the good education
Career Aspiration: Own my own business
Favorite Vacation Spot: Bahamas