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3  Jojo Kemp
Jojo Kemp

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
DeLand, Fla.

High School:
DeLand

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 192

Position:
Running Back

Experience:
1L


08/30/2014

Kentucky Rolls UT Martin 59-14 in Home Opener

Towles throws for 377 yards; Heard takes both rushes for touchdowns, 116 yards

08/30/2014

Kentucky Takes Down UT Martin, 59-14, in Opener

Kentucky outgained the Skyhawks in total yards, 656-398

11/30/2013

Kentucky Football vs. Tennessee -- Postgame Notes

Kentucky Football vs. Tennessee -- Postgame Notes

11/30/2013

Kentucky-Tennessee Postgame Quotes

Tennessee 27, Kentucky 14

11/23/2013

Kentucky Falls to Georgia in Road Finale

Dyshawn Mobely rushes for 92 yards and a touchdown in first career start

09/14/2013

Jojo Kemp talks about the loss to Louisville

Running back Jojo Kemp talks about the loss to Louisville

11/30/2013

FB vs. Tennessee, 113013

On senior day, the UK football team falls to Tennessee 27-14 on Saturday, November 30, 2013

11/23/2013

Kentucky vs. Georgia (USATSI)

Kentucky vs. Georgia (USATSI)

11/16/2013

Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt - USATSI

Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt - USATSI

11/09/2013

FB vs. Missouri, 110913

The UK football team falls to Missouri on Saturday, November 9, 2013, in Lexington's Commonwealth Stadium.

11/02/2013

FB vs. Alabama State, 110313

The UK football team defeats Alabama State 48-14, on Saturday, November 2, 2013, in Lexington's Commonwealth Stadium.

Team's leading rusher as a true freshman ... Coaches said he looked even better in the spring ... Has good speed ... Best asset is his difficulty to get to the ground ... Combines strength and great determination to stay on his feet.

2013 (Freshman): Great freshman season, leading the team in rushing with 100 carries for 482 yards and three touchdowns ... Averaged 4.8 yards per rush ... Had five carries for a season-high 80 yards vs. Louisville ... Picked up 78 yards on 12 carries in the win over Miami (Ohio) ... Ended the season with nine catches for 56 yards.
High School: 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 said 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 said 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 "Super60" prospects ... Coached by Al Manning ... Member of the school's weightlifting team and advanced to the state meet.
Personal: Born in Miami, Fla. ... Son of Joseph Kemp and Angela Frazier ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.
Community Cats: Participated in Read Across America (2014).
Jojo Says ... My nickname is: Jojo on the Go-Go ... I wear uniform number 3 because: I've been wearing it since I was 5 ... I couldn't live without my: mom ... My favorite part of game day is: the Cat Walk ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: the people I'm around every day, I can be something special here.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium