2019 (Sr.): Oklahoma: Has started each of Kansas’ six games so far this season … Contributed a pair of tackles to the Jayhawks’ defensive effort against the ranked Sooners … at TCU: Tied his KU career best with two pass breakups against the Horned Frogs … Made a single tackle on the day … West Virginia: Helped KU’s defensive effort against the Mountaineers, recording six total tackles (four solo, two assisted) … at Boston College: Contributed one tackle to the Jayhawks’ defensive effort vs. the Eagles … Also had a pass breakup in Chestnut Hill … Coastal Carolina: Broke up one pass vs. the Chanticleers … Indiana State: Started at corner in the season opener … Got the Jayhawks going early with an interception that he returned 57 yards for a touchdown … Also recorded one tackle.
2018 (Jr.): Appeared in 12 games and started 10 as a junior … Credited with a total of 43 tackles on the season, including 31 solo … Recorded two tackles for a loss … Grabbed a season-best three interceptions, including a career-long 60 yard return … Nicholls: Recorded four tackles and two pass breakups … at Baylor: Recorded eight tackles with one tackle for loss … at West Virginia: Credited with seven tackles … Recorded career-high two interceptions in one game returned for a total of 88 yards … at Texas Tech: Credited with four tackles, a forced fumble and an interception returned for 37 yards … TCU: Totaled five tackles and a pass break-up … at Oklahoma: Totaled four tackles on the evening.
2017 (So): Played in 11 games, starting 10 at cornerback … Missed one games with illness … Recorded 42 tackles and a team-leading nine pass breakups … Also tied for the KU lead with two interceptions … Also had 1.0 tackle-for-loss … SEMO: Opened his KU career with five solo tackles and two pass breakups … Central Michigan: Registered one tackle and one breakup … at Ohio: Tallied four total tackles, including two solos … West Virginia: Snagged his first interception against the Mountaineers … Added three solo hits and one breakup … at Iowa State: Had one tackle and a breakup … at TCU: Credited with one stop … K-State: Had three total tackles … Baylor: Recorded five solo tackles and a pass breakup … at Texas: Tallied six tackles … Picked off his second interception of the season, returning it 10 yards … Oklahoma: Recorded four solo tackles … Turned in his first-career TFL … Also had a breakup … at Oklahoma State: Credited with a career-best nine tackles, including seven solos … Had one pass breakup.
2016 (Fr. at Kilgore College): Spent the 2016 season at Kilgore College (Texas) … Earned a consensus three-star rating from Rivals.com, ESPN.com and 247sports.com … Played for head coach J.J. Eckert and turned in 57 tackles while picking off five passes on the season … Intercepted two passes in two separate games in 2016 … Broke up 14 pass attempts … Produced 7.0 TFLs … Accrued a season-high nine tackles at Blinn College on Sept. 24.
High School: Attended Atlantic Coast HS (Florida) … Played for head coach Ed White … Earned five letters between football, basketball and track & field.
Personal: Son of Amakeda Ponds … Chose Kansas over Cincinnati, Central Florida and Utah … Majoring in communication studies with a minor in sport management.