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Javon Kinlaw
Javon  Kinlaw


Charleston, S.C.

High School:
Goose Creek

Last College:
Jones C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 305


1 VL

Interdisciplinary Studies


Souther Carolina vs. Clemson (USATSI)

Photos from South Carolina football vs. Clemson - Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017

2017 Nutrition Award

Junior defensive lineman who is an all-conference and possible All-America candidate... named to Athlon Sports' 2018 pre-season third-team All-SEC unit... is a dominating and explosive player... can be as good as he wants to be... long and big with natural power and can run... showed tremendous progress during the 2017 campaign... expected to be a key component to the Carolina defensive line this year... worked extremely hard to get his weight under control which, in turn, kept him on the field longer as the 2017 season progressed.

2017: JUCO transfer in his first year at Carolina... dropped roughly 40 pounds after his arrival in Columbia... played in all 13 games making 10 starts... credited with 20 tackles including 2.0 tackles for loss... also broke up three passes, recovered two fumbles, forced one fumble and blocked a kick... made his presence felt in the win over Missouri with a tackle, two pass breakups and a blocked field goal... moved into the starting lineup against Louisiana Tech... logged three tackles including a tackle for loss against Arkansas... made three stops and had a fumble recovery against Georgia.. credited with a career-best four tackles, including one for loss, in the Florida win... also had four stops against Wofford... forced and recovered a key fumble in the Outback Bowl win over Michigan... earned the team's Nutrition Award.

2016: Defensive tackle who spent the 2016 season at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, Miss... coached by Steve Buckley... the Bobcats posted a 6-3 ledger in 2016... named second-team All-America, first-team All-Region 23 and first-team All-MACJC... also named the MACJC South Division's Most Valuable Defensive Lineman after recording 26 tackles with 8.5 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks... Rivals considered him the 27th-best JUCO prospect in the country... 247Sports rated him as the No. 2 strong-side defensive end in JUCO ranks and the seventh-best JUCO recruit overall... Scout considered him the No. 16 JUCO prospect in the nation.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Goose Creek (S.C.) High School in 2016.

PERSONAL: Javon Kinlaw was born October 3, 1997... is an interdisciplinary studies major who is scheduled to graduate in December.

Javon Kinlaw

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