Who is Lamar Jackson?

Lamar Jackson is an American professional football player who plays as a quarterback for the American professional football team based in Baltimore, the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL (National Football League). He was the 32nd pick in the first round of the NFL Draft of 2018. He was interested in football from a young age and used to play football since his school days. He played football in the Florida High School and also with the Louisville Cardinals during his college years. He was the Most Valuable Player of the year 2019 in the NFL and was also named the fourth African-American quarterback to be honored as the MVP.

Quick Info
Full NameLamar Demeatrice Jackson Jr.
Date of BirthJanuary 7, 1997
Birth PlacePompano Beach, Florida
Parent(s)Felicia Jones, and Lamar Jackson Senior
ProfessionProfessional American Football Player (Quarterback)
Career HistoryBaltimore Ravens (2018–present)
Partner(s)Jamie Taylor
Net worthUS $9.7 million


Lamar Jackson’s full name is Lamar Demeatrice Jackson Junior. He was born on 7 January 1997 in Pompano Beach, Florida to his mother, Felicia Jones, and to his father, Lamar Jackson Senior. Unfortunately, he lost his grandmother and his father on the same day in 2005 when he was just eight years old. After this unfortunate event, he and his siblings were raised by his mother in an economically weak section of Pompano Beach. Besides this, he is currently 23 years old with the zodiac sign of Capricorn.

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Nationality and Physical Stats

Lamar Jackson holds an American nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. He is a Christian and practices Christianity as his religion. Besides this, he stands at a height of 6 feet and 3 inches (1.9m/190cms) and weighs around 93kgs (205lbs). Moreover, he has an athletic body type with a pair of black colored eyes with black colored hair.



Lamar Jackson studied in the Santaluces Community High School and completed his studies at the Boynton High School. For further studies, he studied at the University of Louisville in Louisville. In all of his educational years, he also actively participated in football programs and also maintained an impressive career.



Lamar Jackson is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend, ‘Jamie Taylor’. He has not been married yet nor does he have any children.

Lamar Jackson is currently endorsing the brand, Oakley, Incorporated which is a subsidiary of the Italian corporate giant Luxottica that makes sports equipment and accessories.

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Lamar Jackson is active on social media platforms. His Instagram account (@new_era8) has over 2.7 million followers and his Twitter account (Lj_era8) has over 791 thousand followers. Moreover, He hosts his own website of apparel and merchandise (www.era8apparel.com) where fans can visit and purchase official Lamar Jackson merchandise from the website. His official Facebook page (@lamarjacksonofficial) has over 7 thousand followers with over 6 thousand likes but the page has not been verified yet.




Lamar Jackson used to play football with the Boynton Beach Tigers. In his rookie season of 2013, Lamar played a total of 9 games in which he scored a total of 19 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns. Likewise, in the 2014 and the final season of his schooling years, Lamar Jackson played a total of 7 games in which he scored 12 passing touchdowns with 12 rushing touchdowns. With this, he completed his school football career with a total of 16 matches played in which he scored 31 total passing touchdowns and 22 total rushing touchdowns.


During his college years, Lamar Jackson played with the Louisville Cardinals. In his freshman and rookie year of 2015 with the Cardinals, he played a total of 12 matches in which he scored 12 passing touchdowns and 11 rushing touchdowns. In his sophomore year of 2016, he played a total of 13 matches in which he scored 30 passing touchdowns with 21 rushing touchdowns. Likewise, in the year 2017, he played a total of 13 matches in which he scored 27 passing touchdowns with 18 rushing touchdowns.


Lamar Jackson was the 32nd selection of the Baltimore Ravens in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. In his debut season of 2018, he made a total of 16 regular-season appearances with a total of 6 passing touchdowns and 5 rushing touchdowns. Likewise, he played a total of 1 postseason match in which he scored 2 passing touchdowns. In the 2019 regular season, Lamar Jackson made 15 appearances with his career-high 36 passing touchdowns and 7 rushing touchdowns.

In the 2019 postseason, he made 1 appearance in which he scored 2 passing touchdowns. In the current season of 2020, Lamar Jackson has made 14 appearances so far in the regular season with 23 passing touchdowns and 7 rushing touchdowns.

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Lamar Jackson was ranked the number 1 player on the NFL Top 100 players in the year 2020. Likewise, he won the NFL Most Valuable award in the year 2019 along with the Bert Bell Award and the Pro Bowl Offensive MVP award. Moreover, he was also the FedEx Air Player of the Year in 2019.


Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Lamar Jackson has an approximate net worth of $9.7 million.