Football

QuintinWilson

  • position Offensive Lineman
  • height 6-1
  • Weight 295
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • High school Turpin

2021 – Junior
• Saw action in 10 of 13 games
• Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team
• Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2020 – Sophomore
• Played in five games
• Saw his first action of the season vs. Vanderbilt and also saw action at Alabama, at Florida, vs. South Carolina and vs. NC State
• Dean’s List (Fall 2020)
• Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
• Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
• Served as one of three representatives for UK football on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)

2019 – r-Freshman
• Saw action in five games
• Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
• Dean’s List (Fall 2019)

2018 – Freshman
• Redshirt season
• Dean’s List (Fall 2018)
• Dean’s List (Spring 2019)
• First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Played in one game vs. Louisville

High School
• Considered one of the top OL prospects in Ohio
• Rated as the nation’s No. 5 center by Rivals and No. 9 center by 247sports in the Class of 2018
• A three-star prospect by all the major recruiting services
• Played three seasons at Walnut Hills High School before transferring to Turpin his senior season
• Earned first-team Division II OPSWA All-Ohio honors in 2017
• Coached by Kent McCullough at Turpin
• Excelled in the classroom, graduating cum laude and as a Ohio All-Academic First Team member
• Chose Kentucky over offers from Virginia, Boston College, Cincinnati , Minnesota and Duke

Community Cats
• Volunteered at Deep Springs Elementary (2020)

Personal
• Born in Cincinnati , Ohio
• Son of Terri and Lloyd Johnson and Ken Wilson
• Has one sister, Calais Pitman
• Graduated in December of 2020 with a degree in management … Completed his bachelor’s degree in two and one-half years with the help of advanced placement credits earned in high school … Earned his MBA at UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics in May of 2022 …Currently working on a second master’s degree in sport leadership

Quintin Says
• His nickname is “Q”
• He chose to play football at Kentucky because it’s a family environment
• Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be in sports management
• Most people would be surprised to know he didn’t start playing football until his freshman year of high school
• One word to describe him on the fi eld is “smart”

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