2016 — Enjoyed a strong sophomore season, starting at nose guard in all 11 games and registering 31 tackles, including 3.5 for-loss...had four stops, including a sack in season opener against Michigan State...followed that up with a season high six-tackle performance versus The Citadel that also featured a forced fumble...had five stops versus Kennesaw State...finished off the season with four tackles at Mercer...collected his second first team All-SoCon scroll by winning the shot put with a throw 16.49m (54-1.25) at 2017 SoCon Track & Field Championships in May....league title followed a regular season that saw him collect SoCon Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week honors on Apr. 27 following a throw of 15.94m (52-4.75) at the USC Open. 2015 — Put together a solid inaugural season, earning playing time in all 11 games and starts at defensive tackle in six contests...named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team by league coaches, joining teammates Triston Luke and Aaquil Annoor...garnered 21 tackles, including 1.5 for-loss...registered five of his starts over the first six games and last one in season finale at Wofford...had three tackles in 16-15 win over UCF — Furman’s first victory over an FBS foe since 1999 (North Carolina)...posted a tackle for-loss the next week against VMI (24-21 win)...had a season high five stops versus Wofford...earned first team All-SoCon honors with a second place finish in the shot put (16.28m) at 2016 SoCon Track & Field Championships in May.
2014 —Member of scout team.
High School: 2014 graduate of Hillgrove (6A) High School...football coach was Phil Ironside...played defensive line...Rivals.com 2-Star recruit...racked up 94 tackles, including 16 for-loss, and seven sacks in 2013, helping Hillgrove to an 11-2 record and third round state playoff appearance...two-time first team all-region selection...named to 2013 All-Cobb County squad and tabbed Cobb County Touchdown Club Defensive Lineman of the Year...standout performer in track...captured state championship in the shot put as a junior with throw of 56’ 2”...placed fifth in the state in the discus.
Personal: Full name is Jaylan Anthony Reid...born July 19, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia...son of Petra Reid..has two brothers, Hamadi and Khory...business administration major.