Meet the Freshman Golden Lions — Kelmin Joiner-Simmons

OL • 6-foot-2, 260 pounds • Old Redford Acad. (Detroit)

High school accomplishments:

City champion, all-city and team leader in tackles

What do you like about UAPB football?

“It’s a great atmosphere. The players uplift you even when you make mistakes. Even from the first day, they still come around you and bring you up and make sure you do better.”

What brought you to UAPB?

“They came out to a game, and they liked what they saw. They kept calling. I saw it as an opportunity to leave the city, so I took it when I had the chance.”

Favorite food:

Crab leg

Favorite movies:

“Training Day”


This is the 13th in a series of true freshmen who’ve joined the UAPB football team for preseason camp. Series by I.C. Murrell.