2016 NFL Draft
UCLA Football BIO
Kenneth Walker III
Player Profile:
Kenneth Walker III 1263904
Position: Receiver
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 180
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Richmond, Calif.
High School: Kennedy
Experience: 1 Letter

2015 - Saw action in all 13 games and made seven starts ... Caught nine passes on the year for a team high 25.7 yards average ... Made a season high three catches in the bowl game against Nebraska and scored on a 60-yard pass play ... Had a season-long 63 yard pass reception at Oregon State… Named to the UCLA Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the winter quarter.


2014 - Appeared in nine games on special teams and as a receiver ... made one start at Arizona State ... Made three catches on the season, two for scores (62 yards vs. Memphis; 57 at Washington).

2013 - Did not see game action.

2012 - Saw action in 12 games, with one start (Utah) ... Made 11 catches on the year for 87 yards ... Returned seven kickoffs for 138 yards and a 19.7-yard average ... Totaled two catches in the season-opener at Rice for 39 yards ... Had two receptions (9 yards) vs. Oregon State ... Had two catches in the P12 Championship Game at Stanford (9) ... Made a season-high three catches for 19 yards in the Holiday Bowl.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played two varsity seasons at Kennedy HS for coach Mack Carminer ... Also attended Freedom HS in Oakley, CA ... Saw action at running back, receiver, punter, kick returner and quarterback during his prep career ... Three-star ranking according to scout.com ... Scout's No. 38 running back in the nation ... Three-star rivals.com recruit ... Rated as the nation's No. 71 wide receiver and the No. 59 prospect in the state of California ... Three-star ESPN recruit ... SuperPrep's No. 54 recruit in the CA/NV/HI region ... Saw limited action as a senior ... Had one rush for a 53-yard touchdown and made two receptions for 65 yards and one touchdown ... Set a school record with six touchdowns in one game ... Also lettered in track ... Was a state finalist in the hurdles in grades 10-12 ... Best track times - 110H 13.73, 100m 10.84, 300mH 38.01.

PERSONAL - Full Name: Kenneth Walker III ... Born in Brookside, CA... Parents: Kenneth Walker and Patricia Jones ... Has two brothers, Marcel and Louis, and one sister, Mariah ... Lists former NFL standout Jerry Rice and Philadelphia Eagles wideout Deshawn Jackson as the athletes he admires the most ... Hobbies include drawing, basketball, soccer, dancing and rapping ... Likes to write poetry ... Hopes to major in Psychology.


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