Joshua Jackson-Ketchup


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Margate, Florida
  • High School Montverde Academy
  • Height 5-8
  • Weight 145
  • Club Weston Soccer Club

🔊 Pronunciation

Career Highlights

  • 2020 Academic All-Big Ten
  • Selected by the Columbus Crew in the Second Round of the 2021 MLS SuperDraft (MORE)
  • Dayton All-Tournament Team (2018)
  • Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 5, 2017)
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2018, 2019, 2021)
  • NCAA Career Stats

2021 (Senior at Ohio State)

  • Finished career with 63 games played, four goals, three assists and 11 points
  • Recorded 72 career shots, seven as a senior in eight games

2019 (Junior at Ohio State)

  • Started all 19 games with three shots on goal and 22 total
  • Played 90 or more minutes in 15 games with a total of 1,639 on the year

2018 (Sophomore at Ohio State)

  • Started in all 17 matches with 1,483 minutes played
  • One goal and one assist with 23 shots
  • Started in both matches at Wolstein Classic with two shots (Aug. 24-26)
  • Recorded four shots vs. Marshall in 83 minutes (Aug. 31)
  • Scored first goal of season in second half vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 11)
  • Recorded an assist vs. Rutgers (Sept. 30)
  • Had a pair shots on the road at Syracuse (Oct. 8)

2017 (Freshman at Ohio State)

  • Started in 14 matches with 18 appearances in 1,088 minutes of action as a true freshman
  • Second on team with eight points on three goals and two assists
  • Scored a team-high two goals to lead Ohio State to a 2-0 win over Lehigh (Sept. 4)
  • Scored third goal of the weekend in a 2-0 win over Wright State in 77 minutes of action (Sept. 4)
  • Was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week for his three-goal performance (Sept. 5)
  • Collected first collegiate assist in a season-high 82 minutes in 2-2 double OT draw vs. Detroit Mercy (Sept. 26)
  • Had the assist on Prosuk’s first-half goal in the 2-1 upset win over No. 8 Michigan State in B1G quarterfinals (Nov. 5)
  • Third on team in shots with 20 overall

Prior to Ohio State

  • Comes to Ohio State from national powerhouse Montverde Academy, where he was coached by Mike Potempa
  • Named MVP at Montverde his senior year and was selected to the All-American watch list in 2017 and named to the 2017 MAST All-Tournament Team
  • Played for Weston Soccer Club in U.S. Academy before attending Montverde


  • Son of Bobby and Jamilex Ketchup
  • Exploration major (computer science engineering)
  • Would like to play professionally and finish degree and start a business for software/interactive media
  • Enjoys playing basketball, ping pong, pool and raquet ball
  • Lists greatest sports thrill as that moment you beat a player
  • Cousin to Taraji P. Henson (actress)