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 K.J. Turkson 38
K.J. Turkson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vancouver, B.C.

High School:
Centennial

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 199

Position:
CB

Will look for more playing time in the Boston College secondary this season...begins the year second on the depth chart at cornerback.

2000 Season
Saw action in two games ? Navy (Sept. 23) and Connecticut (Oct. 7).

1999 Season
Saw limited time in the backfield and on special teams.

1998 Season
Redshirted.

High School
Played two years at Centennial Senior Secondary School, after spending grades 8-10 at Hastings Junior Secondary School...earned All-Canadian second team and all-Western Canadian first-team honors as a wide receiver/cornerback at Centennial...made 10 touchdown receptions in 1997; also had three interceptions...played for head coach Carey Lapa...was also a member of his school?s track and basketball teams...was the British Columbia High School champion in the 110 hurdles.

Personal
Kweku Kwenu Jon Turkson, born Jan. 23, 1980...an honor roll student at Centennial, he is enrolled as an English major in the College of Arts & Sciences...served as sports editor of The Catalyst, Centennial?s school newspaper...aspires to a career in the media...K.J. and his older sister Cicelyn are the children of Terry and Kwenu Turkson.

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