Jahan Walte Dotson was born to his father and mother on the 22nd day of March 2000. He is an American football wide receiver who plays for the Penn State Nittany Lions.
Jahan Dotson Early Years:
Dotson attended Nazareth Area High School in Nazareth, Pennsylvania for his freshman, sophomore, and senior years before enrolling at Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey for his junior year.
He was exceptional at Nazareth and set some school records for receiving yards (2,755), receiving touchdowns (40) and receptions (187).
Originally, Dotson committed to play college football for the University of California, Los Angeles, but later changed his commitment to Penn State University.
Dotson started four of the eight games he played as a true freshman at Penn State in 2018 and amassed 13 receptions for 203 yards. He started all 13 games as a sophomore and had 27 receptions for 488 yards and five touchdowns.
In his junior year (2020), Dotson became Penn State’s top receiver. He became the third Big Ten player to score a punt return touchdown and 100 receiving yards in the same game since 2000 on December 12.
In December 2021, Dotson declared he would be entering the 2022 NFL Draft thereby endind his collegiate career. He also announced he would sit out Penn State’s appearance in the Outback Bowl.