Career Honors: 2020: Academic All-Big 12 Football Second Team.
2020 (Jr.): Academic All-Big 12 Football Second Team … Made in appearance in each of KU’s nine games of the season … Assisted on a tackle for his only stats of the year. Coastal Carolina: Saw playing time against the Chanticleers in the Jayhawks’ season opener but did not record any stats … at Baylor: Again saw the field against the Bears in Waco without recording any stats … Oklahoma State: Assisted on a tackle against the Cowboys for his first stats of the season … at West Virginia: Played against the Mountaineers in Morgantown, but did not register any statistics … at Kansas State: Made an appearance in the Dillons Sunflower Showdown but did not record any stats … Iowa State: Took to the field versus the Cyclones, but did not put up any stats on the afternoon … at Oklahoma: Played in his seventh game of the season in Norman … TCU: Saw playing time against the Horned Frogs … Did not record any stats during the game … at Texas Tech: Wrapped up the season by playing in his ninth-straight game in Lubbock.
2019 (So.): Played in 10 of KU’s 12 games on the season … Made two solo tackles on the year. Saw playing time in each of the first two games of the season (Indiana State and Coastal Carolina), but did not record any stats … at Boston College: Made his first-career tackle as a Jayhawk … Oklahoma: Did not record any statistics during his playing time against the Sooners … at Texas: Made one solo tackle against the Longhorns, tying his season and Kansas-career best … Saw playing time in each of the Jayhawks’ last five games of the year (Texas Tech, Kansas State, at Oklahoma State, at Iowa State and vs. Baylor), but did not record any statistics in those contests.
2018 (RFr.): Saw action on special teams at K-State.
2017 (Fr.): Redshirted his first season at Kansas.
High School: Voted a team captain his senior season at Pratt HS (Kansas) … Helped the Greenbacks to a 12-1 record and a 2016 Kansas Class 4A DII state title … PHS single-season record holder for points with 190 … Holds the Greenbacks’ career record for return yardage with 1,131 … Named a Class 4A DII All-State defensive back by the Topeka Capital-Journal … Also lettered in track & field and sang in the school’s choir.
Personal: Son of Leon and Kristina Kaufman … Has one sister, Kieara … Cousin, Thane Baker, was a 1956 Olympic Gold medalist at the Melbourne games in the 4 x 100 relay … Majoring in pre-sport management.