- Name: Lamar Jackson
- Age: 21 years old
- Height: 6ft 3in (191 cm)
- Occupation: Football Player
- Net Worth: Pending
- Status: Alive
Lamar Jackson is an American professional football player and the 2016 Heisman Trophy winner. He stands 6ft 3in tall and plays the quarterback position for the Baltimore Ravens. Jackson was born on January 7, 1997 in Pompano Beach, Florida. His father, Lamar Sr., was killed in a car accident. He was raised by his mom Felicia Jones.
Jackson began his football career at Boynton Beach High School under coach Rick Swain. He was rated as a 4-star prospect in Florida, and as the #8 dual-threat quarterback in the nation. He also became the first Boynton Beach student to win the Lou Groza Awards High School Player of the Year award. As a senior, Jackson passed for 1,293 yards and 20 touchdowns. He also had 1,039 rushing yards and 19 touchdowns.
Jackson continued his football career at the University of Louisville. He was recruited by Lamar Thomas. He picked the Louisville Cardinals from a list of offers which included Florida State, South Carolina and Auburn. Jackson played 12 games his rookie season. He passed for 1,840 yards with 12 touchdowns, and rushed for 960 yards and 11 touchdowns. Jackson earned MVP honors at the 2015 Music City Bowl. He established a record of 226 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns in a victory over Texas A&M.
Jackson was awarded the 2016 Heisman Trophy on December 10, 2016. He made history as the first Louisville player to win that award. He’s also the 2016 recipient of the Walter Camp Award and the Maxwell Award. Jackson’s 2016 accolades include Sporting News Player of the Year and ACC Offensive Player of the Year. As a junior, he played 13 games, and finished with 3,660 passing yards, 27 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Jackson was selected by the Baltimore Ravens with the 32nd overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.
Lamar Jackson is 6ft 3in tall and he’s of African-American ancestry. His net worth is under review. He’s expected to sign his rookie contract soon.
Lamar Jackson Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Lamar Jackson
- Birthday: January 17, 1997
- How Old : Age: 21 years old
- Place of Birth: Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 3in (191 cm)
- Occupation: Professional Football Player
- Years Active: 2018-present
- Net Worth & Salary:
- Death-O-Meter: Alive