Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

John Kitchens

FedEx Freight
Mississippi – 5-Axle Sleeper Class Champion

In his first year competing at the Mississippi TDC, John won the 5-Axle Sleeper title to qualify for his first NTDC. He began driving professionally in 1998 and credits his stepfather for talking him into pursuing truck driving as a career. John has been a member of the FedEx Freight team in Tupelo for nearly three years. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, watching baseball and spending time with his family. John and his wife Jessica have two children, Alex and Knox, and reside in Pontotoc, Mississippi.

  • FedEx Freight Driver John Kitchens
  • The Chairman's Challenge
  • FedEx Freight

Driver Information

Hometown: Pontotoc, Miss.
Career Years Driving: 18
Years With FedEx: 3
Safe Driving Miles: 800,000

Past NTDC Appearances

Has qualified to make first appearance.