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KJ Jefferson is an American football player who plays as a Quarterback. Jefferson is considered a four-star recruit by Rivals and 247Sports and wears the No. 1 jersey representing the Arkansas Razorbacks.
|Date Of Birth
|May 20, 2001
|James and Katie Moore
|American Football Player
|20 Years Old
|6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m / 191 cm)
|111 kg (245 lbs)
KJ Jefferson Early Life and Background
KJ Jefferson was born on May 20, 2001. However, his birthplace has not been revealed. Jefferson holds American nationality and comes from a black ethnic background. His zodiac sign is Taurus.
Jefferson is the son of James and Katie Moore. He also has a sibling, Jakaelyn. Jefferson has yet to share further details regarding his family status.
Moving to his educational qualifications, Jefferson attended North Panola and graduated. Later, he committed to Arkansas University. Unfortunately, further information regarding his early life has not been shared.
KJ Jefferson Physical Stats
Discussing his physical stats, KJ Jefferson stands at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m / 191 cm) and weighs around 111 kg (245 lbs). As of 2022, the young athlete is 20 and has maintained an athletic physique. However, his body measurements are unavailable and under review.
KJ Jefferson Career
High School Highlights
KJ Jefferson attended North Panola High School in Sardis, Mississippi. Jefferson supported the Cougars to the Mississippi state 3A semifinals in high school and ended the 2018 campaign with a 12-2 overall record.
In the 2018 season, KJ Jefferson averaged 227.1 yards per game 19.2 per reception, with 37 passing touchdowns.
Furthermore, Jefferson played in the 2018 Alabama vs. Mississippi All-Star Game on December 17. Also, he set to play for USA Football in the 2019 International Bowl.
Jefferson finished high school with 40 wins, 9,582 passing yards, 2,922 rushing yards, and 143 total touchdowns, including 119 passing. Jefferson was considered one of the top dual-threat QBs in the nation.
After high school, Jefferson received several offers to play football, including Baylor, Georgia, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, NC State, Kentucky, and Texas A&M. Finally, he committed to play for the University of Arkansas over the offers he was offered.
After committing to Arkansas University, Freshman KJ Jefferson played as a backup to Nick Starkel to Ben Hicks. Before his first college start against LSU, he appeared in games against Mississippi State and Western Kentucky.
Jefferson completed 14 of 31 passes for 197 yards with one interception and two touchdowns in the season.
In the 2020 season, KJ Jefferson was the backup to Feleipe Franks and started in one game following Franks’s injury. The season concluded with 20 of 41 passes for 295 yards, three passing touchdowns, and two rushing touchdowns.
The following year, Jefferson started the season as a starter in all 12 games and finished with an 8-4 overall record, 4-4 in SEC games.
In the 2020 season, Arkansas won all three trophy games the same season – Southwest Classic Trophy, Golden Boot Trophy, and Battle Line Rivalry Trophy.
Jefferson started for Arkansas in the season-ending game and led the Razorbacks to a 24-10 victory and a 9-4 final record. For his performances, Jefferson was named the 2022 Outback Bowl MVP.
In the final season, Jefferson ran 2,676 yards passing for 21 touchdowns and four interceptions. Furthermore, he rushed for 664 yards 146 times and six touchdowns.
How much is Jefferson’s Net Worth?
Jefferson is a 20-year-old collegiate-level athlete, and college-level athletes are not paid for their games. Unlike before, when young athletes could not earn despite sponsors and deals, the new rule of the NCAA allows young athletes to earn through brands and deals.
However, athletes are still not paid for their games at the college level. So as of 2022, Jefferson’s net worth is still under review.
Is Jefferson in a relationship?
KJ Jefferson is a secretive individual as he has shared almost nothing regarding his private life with the public. Additionally, he has not shared or posted anything concerning his love life, even on his socials.
With almost no information regarding his love life, Jefferson is considered single as of 2022.
KJ Jefferson Social Media Status
KJ Jefferson is an active social media user. He is on Instagram as @kj_jefferson2 and has accumulated 22.3 k followers. In addition, Jefferson often posts on his socials, sharing his training and matches.