Get to know know JoJo Kemp

RB JoJo Kemp, 5-10, 190 pounds

Player page: http://ukrecruiting.bloginky.com/football/jojo-kemp/

From UK bio: Earned Associated Press all-state first-team honors his senior season … Rushed 255 times as a senior for 1,469 yards and 23 touchdowns … Equally as impressive his junior season, when he rushed 178 times for 1,163 yards and 14 touchdowns … Had a great game on the big stage, rushing for 210 yards and two touchdowns on a game televised by ESPN2, which featured several Division I prospects on defense … Rated the nation’s No. 10 multipurpose back by Rivals.com … The No. 28 running back by ESPN.com … Scout.com’s Mike Bakas says Kemp “has enough size to grow into a potential 210-plus-pound running back who will be able carry to carry the rock 20 times a game and get the tough yards inside.” … Bakas also says Kemp is “a tremendous athlete who can make a lot of people miss in space … changes directions well … can catch the ball very well out of the backfield … he’s just a good football player with plus athleticism.” … No. 10-ranked player in the Orlando Sentinel’s 2013 Central Florida “Super 60” prospects … Coached by Al Manning.

About Jennifer Smith

Jen Smith has been a sports writer at the Herald-Leader since 2000, covering everything from high school sports to auto racing to various University of Kentucky sports. A native of Louisville and a graduate of the University of Kentucky (much to the dismay of her Louisville graduate mother and Indiana graduate father), Jen now resides in downtown Lexington with her husband and two young sons. You can follow her on Twitter @jenheraldleader or send her an email at jsmith3@herald-leader.com.
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