David Lavon Johnson was born in Lockney, Texas. He is the son of Marilyn Bueno and Dereck McGill. He has attended school in Lockney all but one year. David will be graduating as the class valedictorian. He has been involved in tennis, cross country, UIL Science and Number Sense, National Honor Society, Student Council and One Act Play. David is a member of the First United Methodist Church and is active in his youth group. David also volunteers with an after school children's program through the church. He will be receiving several scholarships and after he graduates, David will attend The University of Texas at Austin majoring in Philosophy and Pre-Med.