School: University of Mississippi
Year: 2013
Major: Journalism with Park & Rec Mgmt Minor

University of Mississippi senior Joel Kight has been a consistently valuable member of the Rebels’ football team.  He received the Scholar-Athlete Award from the Ole Miss Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. In 2009 and 2010, Kight was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll, and he was named to the Dean’s Honor Roll in 2010, 2011 and 2012. He was selected as an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar in 2011 and 2012.