Carson James Wentz
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Carson Wentz to the Century High School in Bismarck and graduated in 2011. He was selected as the valedictorian of his class.
He then got enrolled at the North Dakota State University on a scholarship. He graduated from the university with a Health and Physical Education degree in 2016.
Professional American Football Player
- Father – Doug Wentz (Was a linebacker at Northern State)
- Mother – Cathy Domres
- Siblings – Zach Wentz (Brother), Luke Wentz (Brother)
Carson Wentz is represented by Rep1 Sports.
11 – Philadelphia Eagles
6 ft 5 in or 196 cm
108 kg or 237 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Carson Wentz has dated
- Melissa Uhrich – Carson began dating Melissa Uhrich, a registered nurse while studying in high school together. Despite having achieved fame, Carson has strived to keep his relationship private. However, he occasionally tweets about her, and once wished her on the eve of Valentine’s Day in 2017. In one of his interviews with ESPN, he shed some light on their relationship by revealing that they had decided to live apart until they got married.
Race / Ethnicity
- Tall and imposing body
- Blue eyes
Carson Wentz has appeared in the following TV commercials –
- Panini NFL Trading Cards
- Sanford Orthopedics
Best Known For
- Being one of the most promising young quarterbacks in NFL.
- Being a team member of the iconic NFL team, Philadelphia Eagles.
First NFL Game
Carson Wentz made his professional NFL debut for Philadelphia Eagles in the 2016 regular season.
Carson Wentz wasn’t cast in any theatrical film until December 2017.
First TV Show
In 2017, Carson made his first TV show appearance on the talk show, The Dan Patrick Show.
In the 2017 offseason, Wentz enlisted the help of Adam Dedeaux, who is a motion mechanics instructor, to reduce the probability of injuries and improve the efficiency of his performances. The result of these sessions were mechanical tweaks in his throwing style. Dedeaux also introduced him to elaborate stretching exercises which he performs, without fail, before every practice session and game.
He has also become smarter about his overall fitness regime as he is more aware of what his body needs. Plus, he has started focusing on a healthy and balanced diet to provide his massive muscles with the appropriate fuel.
Carson Wentz Favorite Things
- Food – Steak
- Football Player – Brett Favre
- Color – Red
- Animal – Dogs
Source – PhiladelphiaEagles.com
Carson Wentz Facts
- While studying in high school, he also used to play in the baseball and basketball teams.
- He decided to redshirt his first year with the North Dakota State, which effectively extended his college career to 5 years term.
- He managed to become a starting quarterback for the North Dakota State in his junior year in the 2014 season.
- He broke his wrist in the first half of a college football match in the 2015 season but still went on to complete 16 of his 29 throws and pass 195 yards in the whole match.
- By the time he graduated from the North Dakota State University, he had been recognized as Academic All-American of the Year by the College Sports Information Directors of America on two occasions.
- In April 2016, he was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles as the second overall pick in the first round of the NFL draft.
- In May 2016, Wentz inked a four-year deal with Eagles worth $26.67 million. The contract also included a $17.6 million signing bonus.
- In 2017, he started his non-profit organization, the AO1 Foundation with an aim to support the physically disabled, veterans, and underprivileged children.
- He loves to hunt in the offseason. And, often travels to his home state of North Dakota whenever he has time on his hands.
- Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.
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