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D.J. Reed (he born November 11, 1996) is an American football cornerback for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Kansas State Wildcats and was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft.Prior to the 2017 season, Reed was named to the Chuck Bednarik Award watch list, the Jim Thorpe Award watch list and the Bronko Nagurski Award watch list. In 11 games (he missed the last two regular season games due to injury, but played in the Cactus Bowl) in 2017 he made 47 total tackles along with four interceptions, nine pass deflections and one forced fumble along with returning 17 kickoffs for 253 yards and one touchdown. After the conclusion of the season, he was named to the 2017 All-Big 12 Conference football team.D.J. Reed declared for the 2018 NFL Draft on December 31, 2017.