Chris Parent (@chrisparent)

WR Justin Jefferson Joins Football Team

Michael Bonnette (@LSUBonnette)
Michael Bonnette (@LSUBonnette)
Assoc. Athletic Director/Communications

BATON ROUGE – Justin Jefferson, the younger brother of former Tigers Jordan and Rickey Jefferson, has officially joined the LSU football team.

Jefferson, a true freshman wide receiver, comes to LSU following an outstanding career at Destrehan High School. As a senior, Jefferson caught 44 passes for 956 yards and nine touchdowns as he earned three-star status from 247Sports.com and Scout.com.

Jefferson also excelled in track and field during his prep career.

With the addition of Justin Jefferson to the squad, a member of the Jefferson family will have been represented on the LSU football team for 10 consecutive years dating back to 2008. Jordan Jefferson played quarterback for the Tigers from 2008-11, while Rickey Jefferson was on the team from 2012-16.

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