BACK TO BACK TO BACK -6A DISTRICT 7 CHAMPIONS - '20, '21, '22
Class of 2023 were winners! Legacy Solidified! Go Dawgs!
Coach Johnson has over 24 years of football coaching experience, with coaching stops at Jessamine County High School, East Jessamine, Lafayette, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Lexington Christian and West Jessamine High School where he spent 5 years as head coach. Coach Johnson just finished his fifth season with the Bulldogs in 2022 leading them to their third straight District Championship, a first in Dunbar Football History. Coach Johnson has also been voted District Coach of the Year three years in a row as well (2020, 2021, 2022).
Our mission as a program is to develop student-athletes who are committed to personal excellence and team success while providing a motivational environment where preparation, practice and hard work generate legitimate opportunities for success.
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is the #11 Rated Public High School in the state of Kentucky. Located in Lexington, KY. It has 2,285 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. It is rated #2 in Best High Schools for STEM in Lexington Area and the #5 best overall public High School in the State of Kentucky according to Niche.com. Click Here to view PLD's Niche report card. Click on the link below to visit our school site