|Jerry Jeudy Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||April 24, 1999|
Jerry Jeudy is an American professional football player who has represented the Denver Broncos (2020-Present) in the NFL (National Football League), as a wide receiver. He had been picked 15th overall in the 1st round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos.
Jerry Davarus Jeudy
Deerfield Beach, Broward County, Florida, United States
Broward County, Florida, United States
Jerry had attended Deerfield Beach High School, a public school in his hometown of Deerfield Beach. In his senior year, he earned straight ‘As’. After his high school graduation, he joined the University of Alabama, a public research university in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
There, between 2017 and 2019, he represented the Alabama Crimson Tide football program. He declared for the 2020 NFL Draft in January 2020, thus forgoing the remainder of his collegiate eligibility.
Professional American Football Player
- Mother – Marie Jeudy
- Siblings – Terry Jeudy (Older Brother), Diane Jeudy (Older Sister), Aaliyah Jeudy (Younger Sister) (d. 2016)
10 – Denver Broncos
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
88 kg or 194 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jerry has dated –
- Janice Thomas – Through his past relationship with an entrepreneur named Janice Thomas, he has a daughter named Journee Aaliyah Jeudy (b. March 2020).
- Antoinette Tharp (2021-Present) – He began dating a model named Antoinette Tharp in 2021 and the couple has a daughter together (b. April 2022). On May 12, 2022, Jerry was arrested in Colorado and charged with 2nd-degree criminal tampering with a domestic violence enhancer, a misdemeanor. The alleged non-violent incident involved Antoinette who later requested the authorities to drop the charges against him.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Afro-Haitian descent.
- Toned physique
- Long, dreadlocked hair
- Sports a goatee
- Wears ear studs
- Affable smile
- Has both his hands covered in tattoos
Jerry Jeudy Facts
- In his high school senior year (2016), Jerry had 76 receptions for 1,054 yards and 15 touchdowns. He was rated as a 5-star recruit, the 3rd-highest-rated wide receiver in the country, and the 21st-highest-rated recruit overall by 247Sports (an American network of websites that focus on athlete recruitment in college football and basketball).
- In his true freshman season (2017) at the University of Alabama, he won the College Football Playoff National Championship (by winning the final game of an annual postseason knockout invitational tournament that determines a national champion for the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (the highest level of college football in the United States)).
- In his sophomore year (2018), Jerry won the Fred Biletnikoff Award, an honor given annually to the most outstanding receiver in American college football by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation.
- That year, he was also named a ‘Consensus All-American’. He led the SEC (Southeastern Conference) that year with 14 receiving touchdowns and was tied for 3rd spot nationally. His 1,315 receiving yards were 2nd-most in the SEC.
- In both 2018 and 2019, Jerry was included in the ‘First-team All-SEC ‘. SEC, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is an American college athletic conference consisting of 14 member institutions located in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
- After being selected by the Denver Broncos in the 2020 NFL Draft, the 2nd wide receiver selected in the 2020 NFL Draft, he signed a 4-year contract with the team in July 2020. It was worth USD 15.192 million (with a USD 8.6 million signing bonus).
- In the 2020 season of the NFL, Jerry led the league in ‘receiving yards’ (92). It refers to the longest reception a player has had in that season.
- On December 16, 2022, he was fined USD 36,281 for unsportsmanlike conduct in that season’s NFL Week 14 game for the Denver Broncos (against the Kansas City Chiefs on December 11, 2022). In that game, Jerry had removed his helmet and made illegal contact with a match official.
- Because his friends affectionately call him ‘Jeu’, which sounds like ‘Jew’, he wears a Jewish ‘Star of David‘ necklace even though he is not Jewish.
Featured Image by Jerry Jeudy / Instagram