Talented local product that played valuable snaps as a true freshman in 2018 … Tremendous cover corner with good ball skills and the ability to make plays on the ball downfield … Has blazing speed … Physical player who is a good tackler … Has a knack for finding the football … Thrives in man coverage … Good hips with the ability to change direction with ease … Played in 11 games as a true freshman for the Tigers.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
Played in 11 games with no starts … Recorded 12 tackles and one pass breakup … Also saw action on special teams on LSU’s coverage units … Had career-best four tackles in win over Ole Miss … Broke up a pass on third-and-five situation at midfield just before halftime that forced Georgia to punt in LSU’s win over the No.2-ranked Bulldogs … Had three tackles vs. Southeastern and then against both Auburn and Louisiana Tech.
One of the top defensive backs for the class of 2018 ... In high school scored a combined 13 touchdowns on returns – kickoffs, punts and interceptions … Rated as a four-star prospect by both ESPN and 247Sports ... Listed as the No. 35 player in the country by ESPN and the No. 4 player in Louisiana by 247Sports ... The No. 7 safety in the country and No. 83 overall player by 247sports ... Two-time first team 5A All-State and the twice named to the Baton Rouge Advocate All-Metro Team ... Became the first player in Scotlandville history to be selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American game ... Named first team All-District and District 4-5A Co-Defensive MVP for his 2016 junior season ... Also named to all-metro and Class 5A all-state teams after helping lead Scotlandville to the Division state finals his junior season ... One of just two Louisiana players named to the CBS MaxPreps junior All-American team ... Recorded 113 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and three interceptions as a senior ... As a junior, had 67 tackles, 12 pass breakups and three interceptions ... Returned a kickoff 90 yards for a TD as a senior and scored a pair of defensive TDs as a junior ... Helped his team win the 5A state title as a junior and reach the state semifinals as a senior ... Standout basketball player as well ... Played in the Army All-America Bowl ... Coached by LaVanta Davis.
Mom is Latoria Stewart and dad is Kelvin Joseph Jr. … Majoring in kinesiology … High school basketball teammates with current LSU starting guard Javonte Smart at Scotlandville Magnet.
Kelvin Joseph’s Career Highs
Tackles: 4. vs. Ole Miss, 2018
Pass Breakups: 1 vs. Georgia, 2018