- Position: QB
- School: Arkansas
- Year: Sr.
- Height: 6'3"
- Weight: 242
- 40-Time: TBD
- Vertical: TBD
- Broad: TBD
- 3-Cone: TBD
- 225 Bench: TBD
KJ Jefferson from North Panola High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. After high school, Jefferson opted to join Arkansas.
In 2019 as a freshman Jefferson saw action in just 3 games for the Razorbacks as he threw for only 197 yards on 31 attempts with a completion percent of 45.2 for an average of 6.4 yards per pass, with no TDs, while taking 5 sacks, and only QB rating of 52.8. He added 25 runs for a total of 103 yards at an average of 4.1 per run.
In 2020 as a sophomore he played in 4 games as he passed for only 299 yards on 41 attempts with a completion percent of 48.8 for an average of 7.3 yards per pass, with only 3 TDs, while also taking 4 sacks, and putting up QB rating of 97.5.
As a junior in 2021 Jefferson played a total of 13 games. He passed for 2666 yards on 295 attempts and put up a completion percentage of 66.8 for an average of 9.0 yards per attempt, with 21 TDs, and allowing 27 sacks, with QB rating on the year of 113.5. As a runner he logged 125 runs for a total of 803 yards at an average of 6.4 per run.
In 2022 as a senior Jefferson saw action in 10 games as he threw for 2367 yards on 273 attempts with a completion percent of 67.8 for an average of 8.7 yards per pass, with 22 TDs, while taking 24 sacks, and totaling a QB rating of 115.4. He added 124 runs for a total of 647 yards at an average of 5.2 per run.