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AJ Dillon Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children

AJ Dillon Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 112 kg
Date of Birth May 2, 1998
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Dark Brown

AJ Dillon is an American football running back and author who played college football at Boston College and was then drafted by the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

Full Name

Algiers Jameal William Dillon Jr.

Nick Names

AJ Dillon, Quadzilla

AJ Dillon as seen with the Green Bay Packers in 2021
AJ Dillon as seen with the Green Bay Packers in 2021 (All-Pro Reels / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

AJ Dillon studied at New London High School, a high school located in New London, Connecticut. He then attended Lawrence Academy at Groton, a private, nonsectarian, coeducational college preparatory boarding school located in Groton, Massachusetts. During his time there, he played football for four years and was clearly the focus of the team’s offense by his second year as he rushed for 1321 yards and 21 touchdowns while also starting at linebacker. He rushed for 1,887 yards and 26 touchdowns as a junior. He was able to play only 4 games as a senior due to a broken leg but still managed to rush for 635 yards with 12 touchdowns.

He then got enrolled at Boston College (BC), a private Jesuit research university in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

Occupation

American Football Player, Author

Family

  • Father – Jameal Dillon
  • Mother – Jessyca Campbell
  • Others – Thomas Gatewood Jr. (Grandfather) (Former American football wide receiver in the National Football League who was drafted by the New York Giants in the fifth round of the 1972 NFL Draft, Played college football at the University of Notre Dame, Member of the College Football Hall of Fame), Will Toonen (Brother-In-Law, Gabrielle’s Brother)

Position

Running back

Build

Athletic

AJ Dillon as seen while posing for a picture with his wife Gabrielle and their child in Green Bay, Wisconsin
AJ Dillon as seen while posing for a picture with his wife Gabrielle and their child in Green Bay, Wisconsin (AJ Dillon / Instagram)

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

112 kg or 247 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

AJ Dillon has dated –

  1. Gabrielle Toonen (2022-Present) – He tied the knot with Gabrielle Toonen on June 25, 2022, in Door County. She gave birth to their first child, a son named Algiers Dillon III (nicknamed “Trey”), on May 2, 2023. Their son shares his birthday with his father.

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Black and White)

AJ Dillon is of African-American and Jewish descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Sports a beard

Brand Endorsements

Through social media, AJ Dillon has done endorsement work for a number of brands which include the likes of ChubbiesBounty Paper TowelsQuaker OatsBrew Pub PizzaFinish Dishwashing USKay JewelersMottsState FarmCharmin, and others.

AJ Dillon as seen while posing for the camera in Green Bay, Wisconsin in August 2023
AJ Dillon as seen while posing for the camera in Green Bay, Wisconsin in August 2023 (AJ Dillon / Instagram)

AJ Dillon Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in Connecticut.
  2. He initially committed to play college football at the University of Michigan but eventually decided to sign with Boston College.
  3. In 2017, AJ Dillon played in all 13 games and rushed for a freshman school record 1,589 yards on 300 carries with 14 touchdowns as a freshman at Boston College. He was named the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Rookie of the Year.
  4. He gave up his senior year eligibility at Boston College on December 10, 2019, and declared for the 2020 NFL Draft. He was subsequently drafted by the Green Bay Packers with the 62nd pick in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft and Dillon went on to sign a four-year rookie contract on July 1, 2020, worth $5.3 million, with a signing bonus of $1.4 million.
  5. With the Green Bay Packers, AJ Dillon scored his first two NFL touchdowns during a Week 16 game against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday Night Football on December 27, 2020, totaling 124 rushing yards on 21 carries during the 40–14 win.
  6. During his rookie season, he recorded 46 carries for 242 yards (an average of 5.3 yards per carry) and 2 touchdowns.
  7. Along with Will Toonen, AJ Dillon co-hosted the Toonen to Dillon podcast from December 2021 to April 2022.
  8. AJ Dillon has been an avid promoter of Door County, Wisconsin and was given the key to Door County by Destination Door County in November 2021. With this, he became the first person to receive the honor.

Featured Image by All-Pro Reels / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED

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