A strong and powerful runner, Johnny Leota has been a consistent fixture in the Turbos from his debut in 2004 until 2009. Leota has progressed into the Highlanders and Hurricanes but his primary accomplishment is being selected in the Samoan national side from 2011.
- Position: Centre
- Number of Manawatu Games: 62
- High School Club: Palmerston North Boys High School
- Manawatu Club: Old Boys Marist
- Nationality: New Zealand
- Date of Birth: 21 January 1984