Junior College: Played for coach Curtis Horton at Fort Scott Community College … Played cornerback in all 10 games both as a freshman and as a sophomore … Totaled 66 tackles, three tackles for loss, 15 pass breakups and two interceptions in two years at Fort Scott … As a sophomore, recorded 29 tackles, one tackle for loss and ranked second on the team in pass breakups with seven … As a freshman, he tallied 37 tackles, two tackles for loss, two interceptions and a team-best eight breakups… An honorable mention at cornerback on the 2014 KJCCC All-Conference team.
High School: Played for coach Mario Smith at Monsignor Edward Pace High School … Totaled six interceptions and 30 pass breakups in high school despite missing part of his career due to injury … Impressed with his speed and toughness … Also competed in track and field.
Personal: Malik Jordan Kearse was born June 12, 1996, in Aventura, Fla. … Son of Henry Kearse and Malikah Jones … Plans to study criminal justice.
"Malik brings experience, coming from a community college and we're fortunate enough to have him on campus early. We've got immediate plans to try to get him involved and provide depth for our team."