Episode 132: KJ Jefferson

For KJ Jefferson, there are two things that have always been intertwined as part of his life: sports and family. That family and the Sardis, Miss., community saw something in KJ: the potential for something more. And they helped him stay on the right path. Eventually, KJ saw that opportunity to escape to better things, and bought into himself. At the center of it all is KJ’s relationship with his biggest supporter: His mom. KJ is a self-admitted momma’s boy, and she has no problem holding him accountable for what he does on the field. Now, KJ continues to emerge and develop as a big-time player for the Razorback football team. His future looks brighter than ever. And as he continues his football journey, his mom, his family and the whole community back home will be with him every step of the way.