13 Jonathan Celestin  
Jonathan Celestin

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Jonesboro, Ga.

High School:
Mundy's Mill HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 209

Position:
LB

Major:
Undeclared


08/18/2014

Fall Camp '14: Linebackers Preview

Damien Wilson and De'Vondre Campbell will lead returning linebackers

2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Eastern Illinois and recorded three tackles • totaled four tackles, including one tackle-for-loss, against Middle Tennessee • competed at TCU and against San Jose State • saw special teams action against Northwestern • made one tackle and forced one fumble on a kick return against Purdue • saw action at Illinois • made a career-high six tackles (five solo) against Iowa, including one tackle-for-loss • played at Nebraska.

OVERVIEW: Rated as a two-star recruit by 247Sports, which also named him the 124th-best linebacker in his class and the 164th-best player in Georgia.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Mundy's Mill High School • helped lead his team to an 8-5 record, which was the best season in school history • team advanced to Class 5A quarterfinals • honorable mention All-State • named Clayton County's top defensive player by the Clayton Daily News • moved from safety to linebacker during his senior season and led the team with 139 tackles (92 solo) • recorded 10 or more tackles in eight games • had seven tackles-for-loss, which included six sacks • caught one pass for 10 yards • recorded 39 tackles as a junior, including five tackles-for-loss and four sacks • caught seven passes for 81 yards as a tight end • high school teammate of freshman running back Rodney Smith • coached by Greg Manior • also lettered in basketball and track.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 21, 1995 • son of Frederick and Eunice Celestin • has one sister Alexus.

PRONUNCIATION:CELLA-steen