Desean Jackson Biography

DeSean Jackson

Quick Facts Of DeSean Jackson

Celebrated Name DeSean Jackson
Age 32 Years
Nick Name DeSean Jackson
Birth Name DeSean William Jackson
Birth Date 1986-12-01
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Position Wide Receiver
High School Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Current Team Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Ethnicity Multiracial
Height 5 feet 11 inches
Weight 80.7 Kg
Net Worth $ 32 million
Salary $ 10 million
Father Bill Jackson
Mother Gayle Jackson
Marital Status Married
Children Two
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Religion Christianity
Body Build/Type Athletic
University University of California
Sexual Orientation Straight
Horoscope Sagittarius
Birth Nation United Sates of America
Links Wikipedia, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook 

DeSean William Jackson better known as DeSean Jackson is an American professional footballer who plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL. The jersey No. 11 wide receiver played college football for the University of California, Berkeley. Further, he was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2008 NFL Draft. Also, he played two seasons (2014-16) for the Washington Redskins. 

Famous For

  • An American professional footballer who plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL.

DeSean Jackson Early Life and Education

DeSean Jackson was born in Los Angeles, California, the United States. His star sign is Sagittarius. Talking about his nationality, he is an American and belongs to mixed ethnicity. 

Jackson enrolled at Long Beach Polytechnic High School, he was one of the top wide receiver recruits in the nation. He was also named the 2004 Glenn Davis Award winner by the Los Angeles Times as Southern California’s player of the year.

Upon graduation, he attended the University of California. There he played for the California Golden Bears Football Team.

DeSean Jackson's Professional Life

  • In 2008 NFL Draft, Janson was picked by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 49th pick overall in the 2nd round. On July 20, 2008, he inked a four-year contract with the team. Due to injuries sustained by Reggie Brown and Kevin Curtis, he was the first player to start opening day for head coach Andy Reid.
  • With the Eagles, he earned 3x Pro Bowl in 2009, 2010, and 2013, as well as 2009 Second-team, All-Pro, playing until 2013.
  • On April 2, 2014, Jackson joined the Washington Redskins, agreeing on a reported three-year, $24 million contracts with $16 million guaranteed. Further, he was voted the 63rd best player (overall) in the league on the NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2014, by his peers.
  • On March 9, 2017, Jackson signed a three-year, $33.5 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Overall, in the 2017 season, he recorded 50 receptions for 668 receiving yards and three receiving touchdowns.
  • On September 9, 2018, Jackson caught five passes for 146 yards and two touchdowns in the season-opening 48-40 win over defending NFC South champions New Orleans Saints. The performance was his second career game with two receiving touchdowns (58 and 36 yards), despite leaving the game with a concussion. Despite this "disappointing" end to the season, the 32-year-old Jackson still ended the 2018 season with enough receptions (41 for 774 yards) to qualify as the league-leader in yards-per-reception (18.9) for the fourth time in his career.

DeSean Jackson Personal Life

Kayla Phillips is the hot WAGs of wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, DeSean Jackson. The pair first met in 2015 and started going out that same year. Their relationship ever since is going pretty well without any rumors regarding their split or affairs.

Soon after they officialized their relationship, Jackson and girlfriend Kayla announced they are expecting their first child. On 26th October 2015, the duo welcomed their son Desean Jackson Jr. In June 2018, the couple announced they are expecting their second child together. But their second childbirth news was not revealed yet.

What's more, Kayla has another son, Tru from her previous relationship Omyn Newkirk. 

DeSean Jackson Contract, Salary, and Net Worth

DeSean has a net worth estimated to be around $32 million.  Currently, he is under 3-year, $33,500,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $20,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,166,667.

As of 2019, he will make a base salary of $10 million. The NFL star has made the career earnings of about $69,259,586. 

Body Measurements of DeSean Jackson

Observing his body statistics, he has a height of 5 feet 11 inches and has a weight of 80.7 Kg. Similarly, his hair is black and eye color is dark brown. His other body measurements were not disclosed yet.

Did You Know?

  • Has led the NFL in receiving average three times (2010, 2014 and 2016).
  • In 2009, became the first player in NFL history to earn a Pro Bowl berth at two positions (wide receiver & punt returner).
  • On March 9, 2017, Jackson signed a three-year, $33.5 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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