Herndon has appeared in 37 games with three starts and made 31 receptions for 473 yards and three touchdowns. He also has recorded 11 tackles while contributing on special teams.
Appeared in all 12 games and earned starts vs. Kentucky and vs. Ole Miss. He finished the season with 21 receptions for 304 yards and three touchdowns. He made a career-high six receptions for 84 yards at Mississippi State. He opened the season with four catches for a career-high 96 yards, including a career-long 63 yarder, and one touchdown in the 49-24 win vs. Jacksonville State. He caught two passes for 14 yards at Texas A&M. He made one 26-yard touchdown catch in a 24-7 win at Auburn and caught an eight-yard touchdown pass as part of a two-catch, 17-yard game in the next week's 49-7 victory vs. Kentucky. He made one catch for 18 yards vs. Ole Miss and caught two passes for 24 yards at No. 12 South Carolina. He ended the season with 25 yards on three receptions vs. No. 8 LSU. He also made one solo tackle in the 19-15 win vs. Tulsa.
He saw action in all 13 games and earned a start vs. Troy. He recorded eight receptions for 137 yards and made three tackles on special teams. He caught a then-career-high four passes for 40 yards in a 44-17 victory vs. Mississippi State. He made one catch for a career-long 41 yards in the season-opening 51-7 win vs. Missouri State. He caught one pass for 20 yards the next week in a 52-3 victory vs. New Mexico. In his start, he caught one pass for 15 yards and made one tackle as UA won 38-28 vs. Troy. He made one tackle in the 42-38 victory vs. No. 14 Texas A&M. He caught one pass for 21 yards and made one tackle in the 49-7 win vs. Tennessee.
He appeared in 12 games for the Razorbacks, missing only the game vs. No. 1 Alabama, and finished the season with two receptions for 32 yards. He tied for fifth on the team with seven special teams tackles. Herndon made one reception for 16 yards in Arkansas' season-opening 44-3 win vs. Tennessee Tech. He also had one catch for 16 yards with one tackle in UA's 24-17 victory vs. Texas A&M. He made one tackle vs. ULM, at Georgia, at No. 7 Auburn, vs. Vanderbilt, at No. 18 South Carolina and vs. UTEP.
A polished wide receiver, Herndon helped The Bolles School to the state championship in 2009, which was the 10th in school history. He was a disciplined route-runner who produced at a high level during his senior year despite nagging injuries. As a junior, he finished the season with 23 catches for 552 yards and nine touchdowns. He was coached in high school by Corky Rogers. He was recruited by USF, Cincinnati, Vanderbilt and Clemson.
Born June 29, 1991, he is the son of Xaviers Herndon and Olivia Scurlock. His brother, Tray, played wide receiver at Minnesota in 2007 and at Vanderbilt from 2008-10. Javontee is majoring in communication. He was named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll and Athletic Director's List in 2012.