Lamar Jackson is a renowned America footballer who has been giving award-winning performances throughout his career. He plays as a quarterback for the team named Baltimore Ravens which is a successful team in the National Football League. He is one of the top players in NFL as stated by Forbes which is a great achievement for him. Here are his complete details for every anxious fan.
Origin and Education
Lamar Jackson was born on 7th January 1997 in Florida, United States. His parents are Lamar Jackson Sr. and Felecia Jones. His father died when he was young and it was hi mother who raised him very well. His star sign is Capricorn and is 22 years old as of 2019. After getting done with his high school he joined the University of Louisville. He is 6 feet and 3 inches and belongs to African American Ethnicity.
Personal life, Wife and kids
Lamar Jackson is known to be in a relationship with Jamie Taylor. They met during their college years and have been going strong for more than two years now. He is not married and doesn’t have any kids as he is too young and focusing on his career. He tries to stay away from any kind of controversy or scandals as being a footballer is his dream comes true.
Awards and Achievements
- Heisman Trophy
- Maxwell Award
- Walter Camp Award
- Associated Press Player of the Year
- Sporting News Player of the Year
- 2× ACC Player of the Year
- 2× ACC Offensive Player of the Year
Professional Career and records
Lamar started playing football during his high school days and his skills became even stronger when he reached University. He got multiple offers but picked Louisville Cardinals and played 12 rookie games for them. He was able to get 1,840 yards, 12 touchdowns while he established another record for himself which was 226 rushing yards and another two touchdowns. He was able to give his team a historic win over Texas.
Seeing his great performance and achievement he was picked by Baltimore Ravens and got 3,660 yards and 27 touchdowns. He has got a passer rating on 95.4 which is highest as compared to other players in his team. He keeps shining in every game he plays and also hopes to improve the game as much as he can.
Net worth and annual salary
The net worth of Lamar is known to be $ 5 million as revealed by a magazine in 2018. His main source of income is the football profession. He was able to earn a good amount of money when signed a contract with Baltimore Ravens for $9.5 million which will be valid for four years. This means he will be regularly getting an annual income of $2.3 million. He loves to spend a lot of time with his mother and has been gifting her with a lot of expensive gifts since he became famous. She often accompanies him at award functions and loves to watch his son’s game too. He is also a big fan of luxurious brands and loves to spend money on buying watches and expensive clothes.
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The social media fan following
Jackson is a star on social media as well and many young people look up to him as a source of inspiration. He has achieved a lot despite being so young. He loves to give Football related tips to his fans all over the globe. Currently, he has 1.4 million followers on Instagram and 397k followers on Twitter which continues to grow by the time.