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Jelani Arnold

Position Defensive End
Height 6'2''
Weight 270 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Irving, Texas
High School MacArthur HS
bio

Career Honors: 2019: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring). 2017: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (fall).

2019 (So.): Oklahoma: Did not record any stats in his playing time vs. the No. 6/4-ranked Sooners … at TCU: Tied his career high for tackles with one against the Horned Frogs … West Virginia: Saw playing time in the Jayhawks’ Big 12-season opener, but did not record any stats … at Boston College: Played in his third-straight game of the season for the Jayhawks, but did not record any statistics … Coastal Carolina: Did not record any stats in his playing time vs. the Chanticleers … Indiana State: Saw playing time in the season opener … Had one tackle.

2018 (RFr.): Did not see any game action.

2017 (Fr.): Redshirted his first season at Kansas.

High School: Earned three letters in football at MacArthur HS under head coach Ronny Mullins … Led MacArthur with 98 tackles, 6.0 sacks and three forced fumbles as a senior … Named MacArthur’s MVP on defense in 2014, 2015 and 2016 … Also lettered in track & field … Earned track & field MVP honors in 2016 and 2017.

Personal: Son of Me’cha and Kenzie Arnold … Has one older brother, Gyasi Gibson … Majoring in sports management … Earned Magna Cum Laude honors all four years of high school.