Football

QuintinWilson

  • position Center
  • height 6-1
  • Weight 291
  • class Redshirt Freshman
  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • High school Turpin

2021 – Junior

  • Saw action in 10 of 13 games
  • Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team

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

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)
  • Played in one game vs. Louisville

High School

  • Considered one of the top offensive line 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 … Currently working on his MBA at UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics
  • One of three representatives for UK football on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)

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 field is “smart”
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