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|Date of birth:August 30, 1978|
|Place of birth: Hamilton, Ontario|
|Debuted in 2002 for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Roster status: Retired|
|Career highlights and awards|
John Macdonald (August 30, 1978 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a former professional Canadian football defensive linemen. He was drafted by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the first round of the 2002 CFL Draft. He played college football at McGill University. John was raised in Simcoe, Ontario and is a Mohawk from Six Nations of the Grand River, Ontario.
John is currently a teacher for the Grand Erie District School Board. He is married with two children and lives in Brantford, Ontario.