Former Jackson High Football Star Johnie Kirton Passes Away at 26

May 29, 2012

Everett Sports

photo courtesy San Jose SaberCats

News out of San Jose today that Everett native Johnie Kirton was found dead in his hotel room last night. Kirton was in Santa Clara, California playing Arena Football for the San Jose Saber Cats. He was a standout player for Jackson High School in Everett and went on to play at the University of Washington. Here’s the latest news on his passing from the Oakland Tribune.

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