BisonReport.com: What is your current height and weight? What weight would the NDSU staff like you to report at this summer?
JK: I'm 6'3" 192 lbs and I want to get to 205lbs-215lbs with the plan of putting more weight on during my first year.
BisonReport.com: What are your individual and team goals you hope to accomplish during your college career?
JK: As an individual, I want to be an All-American Defensive End and break NDSU's single season sack record. As a team, I want to win National Championships.
BisonReport.com: What are you looking to work on the most this spring to prepare yourself for Missouri Valley football?
JK: I look to work on getting bigger and stronger, so I can compete against bigger competition.
BisonReport.com What future moment are you looking forward to the most as a Bison?
JK: The moment I look forward to the most is starting my first game in the Fargodome.
BisonReport.com: What was the main reason you chose to attend North Dakota State University?
JK: The main reason I chose to attend North Dakota State University is because NDSU is the best of the best, and I want to contribute to their already successful program.
BisonReport.com: What team do you want to beat the most as a Bison and why?
JK: I want to beat South Dakota State the most so we can keep the Dakota Marker another year.
BisonReport.com: Is there any unfinished academic business or are you all set to enroll at NDSU?
JK: No, I have applied and been accepted to NDSU.
BisonReport.com: If you don't make it to the NFL, where do you see yourself in 10 years?
JK: I see myself just finishing medical school, starting my residency to become a successful orthopedic surgeon.
BisonReport.com: What is it about Coach Klieman and the coaching staff that makes you want to play for them?
JK: They have so much passion for the game while also caring for their players. I got a good family vibe on my official visit and that played a big part in my decision.
BisonReport.com: What is something you learned about North Dakota State University that surprised you during the recruiting process?
JK: I thought that the school and town was much smaller than it actually is.
BisonReport.com: What position do you expect to play at NDSU? What other position did the Bison staff mention as a possibility?
JK: I expect to play defensive end. The coaching staff hasn't mention any other possible positions, but I'm open to any position they could have in mind.
BisonReport.com: What have the coaches told you regarding how they plan to utilize your strengths as a player?
JK: They want to use my speed so I can rush the edge, and put pressure on the quarterback. It's all about sacking the quarterback and that's my speciality.
BisonReport.com: Have you had any communication with other NDSU recruits and if so what?
JK: Yes, almost all of us talk. We are trying to get to know each other, especially since we will be together for the next four to five years.
BisonReport.com: What player do you model your game after and why?
JK: I model my game off of Cameron Wake. He's quick and physical off the edge, both attributes I try to use when rushing the quarterback.