Jonathan Joseph India (born December 15, 1996) is an American professional baseball infielder for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB).
India starred in baseball for American Heritage School. While playing for the Florida Gators, India was named an All-American in 2018 and won the Southeastern Conference Player of the Year in 2018.
The Reds selected him with the fifth overall selection in the 2018 MLB draft. India reached the major leagues in 2021 and won the National League Rookie of the Year award.
On April 22, 2021, India hit his first career home run at home against the Arizona Diamondbacks. On July 30, India had his first multi-home run game, hitting two homers to help beat the New York Mets, 6-2.
On August 4, 2021, India was awarded the July NL Rookie of the Month. India slashed .319/.470/.527 with four home runs and 12 RBIs over 25 games.
India finished the 2021 season batting .269/.376/.459 with 21 home runs, 69 RBIs, and 98 runs scored. He swung at a lower percentage of pitches in the strike zone than any other major-leaguer, at 58.2%. He won the NL Rookie of the Year Award in a near-unanimous vote, receiving 29 of 30 first-place votes.
Professional baseball infielder, Jonathan India is yet to be married, but he is in a romantic relationship with, 24-year-old Daniella for at least 2 years.