David Washington Jr. - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 82

DavidWashington Jr.

  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 5-11
  • Weight 203
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Philadelphia, Pa.
  • High school St. Joseph's Prep

High School
• Rated as a unanimous three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports and On3
• ESPN has him as the No. 132 wide receiver in the nation and Rivals has him as the No. 16 player in Pennsylvania
• An all-around player who saw action at wide receiver, running back, linebacker, kick returner and punt returner
• Three-year starter and letter winner for head coach Timothy Roken
• Recorded 30 receptions for 561 yards and six touchdowns as a senior in 2023 … Added three rushes for 27 yards
• Helped St. Joseph’s to a 13-1 record and its second straight Class 6A State Championship title after defeating North Allegheny, 45-23
• Named a three-time All-Catholic First Team and All-State selection
• Twice named is team’s Offensive Player of the Year
• Also participated on the track team as a sprinter
• Chose Kentucky over Virginia, Wisconsin and Syracuse

• Born in Camden, New Jersey
• Son of David Washington Sr. and Shareen Osbourne
• Siblings are Ronald, Amaya, Dayshawn and Damir
• Brother, Damir, played football at Rowan University from 2018-21
• Major is undecided

David Says
• His nickname is “D-Dubb”
• Most people don’t know that he can’t swim
• Three words to describe him are chill, laid back and funny
• His sports hero is Odell Beckham Jr. because he inspired him to become a wide receiver
• One thing he will never do again is do a back flip off a house into a swimming pool

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