Kansas Jayhawks

James Wright

Position Safety
Height 6'1"
Weight 195
Class Freshman
Hometown Sumter, S.C.
High School Lakewood HS

High School

A 247 Sports composite three-star recruit…Coached by Larry Cornelius…Posted 24 tackles, one forced fumble, one touchdown and one tackle-for-loss in four games as a senior…As a junior, had 468 all-purpose yards and 10 touchdowns…Totaled 32 tackles and one sack as a sophomore in 2018…As a junior in 2019, notched 54 tackles and three interceptions, while also rushing for 136 yards and four touchdowns on offense.


Son of Felicia and James Wright…Also drew interest from East Carolina, Temple, Western Kentucky and others…Plans to major in civil engineering.