Magic Johnson adult life after HIV, and he was a role model to a lot of kids, After a Physical before the 1991-1992 NBA season. Johnson discovered that he had tested positive for HIV. In a Press conference held on November 7 1991 Johnson made a public announcement that he would retire immediately. After he made that announcement his adult life would change dramatically in a interview he said that “when people look at me they look at me with a ugly faces like they did Jesus”. His kids Earvin Johnson III, Elisa Johnson, took a lot of heat for his dad having HIV. But Magic Johnson didn’t let HIV control his life and what he love to do that is playing basketball.