Getting to know new BYU commit, CB Kimball Henstrom (Class of 2019)

BYU added additional depth to their defense yesterday as Alta cornerback Kimball Henstrom added a verbal commitment to the Cougar Class of 2019. 

Henstrom preps at Alta High School, where as a senior he recorded 25 tackles, with 3.5 tackles for loss, four passes defended, a fumble recovery, and two interceptions with 48 return yards and one touchdown.  As a junior he had one 12 yard rushing touchdown, 39 tackles, with 10 passes defended. Henstrom will join BYU as a preferred walk-on.

Hometown: Draper, Utah High School: Alta
Class: 2019 HT/WT: 6’0”, 170 lbs.
Position: Cornerback 40 time:  
Profiles: MaxPreps, HUDL Bench/Squat: 195/365 pounds
Twitter: @KHenstrom Vertical: 32.4 inches
    Commit date: February 3, 2019

I caught up with Henstrom to ask him about his recruiting.

BYU Insider: Why did you choose BYU?

Henstrom:  My dad played for BYU and it’s always been a dream to play at the school my dad played at. It is a good fit for me because the athletic program was so welcoming and the academics are great.

BYU Insider: What are some of your favorites?

Henstrom:  I like rap and pop music and my favorite movies are Interstellar and Inception.

BYU Insider: What are some of your greatest accomplishments?

Henstrom:  Beating the Buzz Lightyear game at Disneyworld while maxing the score J.  I’m also excited for the opportunity to play D1 football.

BYU Insider: What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

Henstrom:  “Do your job.”

BYU Insider: Is there anything else you’d like Cougarfans to know about you?

Henstrom:  How excited I am to go out and play and to hear them cheering!

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Tyler Christensen is a teacher, sports writer, speaker, and ultra-marathon runner. He is the founder of BYU Insider, D1 Recruiting, Virtual School Assembly, and After the Run. When he's not writing or speaking, he's spending time at home in southern Utah with his amazing wife and four children.