Brian Kelly Press Conference Transcript

University of Notre Dame Football Media Conference

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Arrives at Notre Dame as one of the most prolific wide receivers in the nation...led Centennial to a 14-1 record, consensus top-10 national ranking and the California Interscholastic Federation-State Open Division championship game in 2015...2015 American Family Insurance All-USA California Football First Team...helped Centennial to a No. 24 final national ranking by The Super 25 Expert Rankings compiled by USA TODAY Sports and No. 5 final national ranking by MaxPreps Xcellent 25...2015 Los Angeles Times All-Area High School Football First Team...selected to participate in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas and the 2015 Nike "The Opening" in Beaverton, Oregon...selected as California's top junior football player in 2014 by 2014 Southern Section All-Pac5 Division Offensive Player of the Year with quarterback Josh Rosen of St. John Bosco (now UCLA)...2014 Los Angeles Times All-Area Back of the Year and Riverside Press Enterprise All-Area Offensive Player of the Year...scholastic career stats: 174 receptions, 3,596 receiving yards, 38 TD catches, 20.7 yards per reception, 89.9 yards per game receiving and 44 total TDs...3,596 career receiving yards were the third-most in CIF Southern Section history...caught 56 passes for 1,173 yards (20.9 yards per reception and 90.2 yards per game) and 13 TDs as a senior in 2015...attempted two passes, and completed them both, for 130 yards and two TDs, including a 65-yard TD...caught 91 passes for 1,906 yards (20.9 yards per reception and 136.1 yards per game) and 20 TDs as a junior in 2014...his 1,906 receiving yards were the second-most in CIF Southern Section single-season history...caught 27 passes for 517 yards (19.1 yards per reception) and five TDs as a sophomore in 2013...returned six kickoffs for 111 yards (18.5 yards per return)...No. 55-ranked player nationally and No. 9-ranked wide receiver on 300 list...No. 90-ranked wide receiver on ESPN 300 list...No. 110-ranked player in the nation and No. 16-ranked wide receiver on Top 247...No. 59-ranked player in the nation and No. 11-ranked wide receiver on 250 list...No. 60-ranked player on the Prepstar Top 350 Dream Team...No. 52-ranked player on the Tom Lemming Prep Football Report...California's No. 16-ranked player by 247Sports, No. 9-ranked player by Scout, No. 59-ranked player by ESPN and No. 13-ranked player by Rivals...played for coach Matt Logan at Centennial High School...lead recruiter was offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Mike Sanford...enrolled in First Year of Studies.


Javon McKinley
Javon  McKinley


Corona, CA

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 221

Wide Receiver

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