Jeshua enjoyed a successful youth career playing American Football and went to Washington State University on a scholarship.


In High School his side posted a 13-1 record winning the Los Angeles City Championship, Jeshua posting 20 catches for 367 yards and five touchdowns. Playing Wide Receiver, Anderson caught four catches for 59 yard in one game against Sylmar.

Jeshua AndersonAs a senior he registered 40 catches for 1,013 yards and 10 touchdowns for Taft, he also set a single-game and City Section-record with six touchdown receptions against Gardena. He set a school record with 11 catches for 304 yards in the same game, recording over 100-yards-plus in four games.


As a Freshman he earned a varsity letter playing in 12 games for the Cougars in his debut season. He received the team’s weekly Cougar Claw Offense Award following his performance against Arizona State. In his debut Cougars game he caught 12 passes for 372 yards and two touchdowns.

In his Sophomore year he completed 33 receptions for 305 yards and two touchdowns.

He started the final 11 games, grabbing five catches on at Baylor & Arizona State. After touchdown catches against Portland State and Oregon the week after he won the WSU ‘Big Play’ award.


While at Taft High School, Jeshua played with Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith. Smith then left for USC, with Anderson headed for Washington State Cougars, they’d be re-united on opposing sides in the Pac-10 Conference. Smith caught the game-winning interception in the NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers to book his Seahawks side a spot in the 2014 Superbowl in New Jersey.

At Washington State University Jeshua played on the same team as Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Gibson. Brandon was drafted in the sixth round by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009 before he joined the St. Louis Rams. Gibson joined the Dolphins in 2013.