Kansas Jayhawks

D.J. Withers

Position Defensive Line
Height 6'4"
Weight 245
Class Freshman
Hometown Little Rock, Ark.
High School Joe T. Robinson HS

High School

A 247 Sports composite three-star recruit…Coached by Todd Eskola…Helped lead team to a 9-4 mark and a top 25 state ranking…Posted 69 tackles and 13 sacks as a senior…Also caused four fumbles, defended two passes and notched an interception…Had 75 tackles with eight sacks as a junior…Sports Illustrated All-American Candidate…Helped team win a state championship in 2019 as a junior…Ranked as seventh-best high school player in Arkansas by MaxPreps.


Son of Chequetta and Deldrick Withers…Has one brother, Branden…Also drew interest from Vanderbilt, Central Florida, Tulane and others…Plans to major in advertising or business.