The American football wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL) JuJu Smith-Schuster played college football at USC and was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2nd round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Julju schooled at Long Beach Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California, the high school that at that time held the record for sending the most football players to careers in the NFL out of any in the USA.
Juju played wide receiver and safety for the school's Jackrabbits football team. He was rated by Rivals.com as a 5-star recruit and was ranked as the 2nd-best wide receiver in his class and the 24th-best player overall. He initially agreed to attend Oregon, but then declared he would attend the University of Southern California (USC) to play college football under then-head coach Steve Sarkisian in his televised commitment.
Why Does Juju Smith-Schuster Have Two Last Names?
Juju altered his name in football program listings in the year 2012 from “John” to “JuJu,” which is a nickname an aunt gave him when he was growing up, and legally altered his surname from “Smith” to “Smith-Schuster” while in college as an honour to his step-father.