Johnathan Mosley - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 15


  • position Quarterback
  • height 6-1
  • Weight 200
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Naperville, Ill.
  • High school Jupiter (Fla.)

High School

  • Played quarterback at three high schools during his prep career, starting at Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory in Hollywood, Florida
  • Moved to William T. Dwyer High School in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida as a sophomore before becoming a two-year starter as a dual-threat quarterback for Jupiter High School in Jupiter, Florida
  • Coached by Tim Tharp at Jupiter
  • Recorded 2,000 yards passing, 700 yards rushing and 27 touchdowns in helping the Warriors finish with a winning 6-4 overall record in 2019 after a 3-7 record in 2018
  • In his season finale, he accounted for 554 total yards, 419 in the air and 135 on the ground, and nine total touchdowns, five passing and four rushing
  • Earned Palm Beach County High School Player of the Year at the Lou Groza Award Celebration hosted by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission and presented by the Orange Bowl¬†
  • Named first-team All-County
  • Played in the Florida All-Star game for the South
  • Elected team captain
  • Excelled in the classroom as an honor roll student all four years of high school
  • Chose Kentucky over Georgetown, Columbia, and Davidson


  • Born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Son of Rodney and Gail Mosley
  • Siblings are Rodney, Shardai, and Seleste
  • Dad, Rodney, played basketball at Mercer, while his brother, Rodney Mosley Jr., played football at Union College
  • Major is pre-management

Johnathan Says

  • He chose Kentucky because it was home away from home and the best fit for him
  • After football, his dream job is to work in an NFL front office
  • Three words to describe him are reliable, respectful, and loyal
  • The best advice he’s ever received is “you can’t control how tall you are or how fast you are but you can control your attitude, effort, and preparation”
  • The three people he would invite to his fantasy dinner are Walter Camp, Luke Kuechly, and Emilia Clarke
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