LSU Gold
Position
Offensive Line
Height
6'6
Weight
318
Class
Redshirt Freshman
Hometown
Conyers, Ga.
High School
Eagle's Landing Christian Academy
Experience
RS

Enters second season with the Tigers in 2024 … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2023 … Next in line at the center position for the Tigers after proving to be more than capable to handle the job as a true freshman … Played 16 crucial snaps in LSU’s win over Missouri when starter Charles Turner was forced to leave the game with an injury … Smart player with a great understanding of LSU’s offensive scheme … Appeared in 4 games as a true freshman, seeing action on 81 offensive snaps.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2023)
Appeared in 4 games … Played a total of 81 snaps … Saw action against Grambling, Mississippi State, Missouri and Army … Stepped in at center for an injured Charles Turner in win over Missouri, playing 16 snaps … Played season-high 30 snaps in win over Grambling and 27 against Army … Other action came against Mississippi State, seeing action for 8 plays.

HIGH SCHOOL
Two-sport standout at Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy … Dominant offensive lineman in football and a shot put and discus standout in track and field … Played three positions on the offensive line during his prep career – center, guard and tackle … Selected to play in the All-American bowl following his senior season … Consensus 4-star offensive line prospect according to On3 … Ranked No. 9 nationally at his position and No. 9 in Georgia in the On3 Consensus rankings … … Rated as high as No. 57 overall nationally by 247Sports and No. 8 at his position … Listed as the fifth-best player in Georgia by 247Sports.

DJ Chester’s Career-Highs
Offensive Snaps: 30 vs. Grambling, 2023

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