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KJ Jefferson was a four-star varsity football and basketball player at Sardis (Miss.) North Panola before moving on to Arkansas. He made one start during his freshman season against No. 1 LSU, who went on to win the national title. He then made one start during his redshirt freshman season as well. He earned the job ahead of the 2021 season and exploded on the scene. He started all 13 games and threw for 2,676 yards and rushed for a team-high 664 yards. He capped off the year with a 2022 Outback Bowl MVP award. Jefferson enjoys shopping, shoes and cars. His full name is Kenneth Dewayne Jefferson Jr. His parents are Katorie and James Moore.