Jofra Archer Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jofra Archer Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 81 kg
Date of Birth April 1, 1995
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Dark Brown

Jofra Archer is a Barbadian cricketer who plays for the England cricket team. However, Jofra is rather known to be one of the most successful players of the Sussex County Cricket Club. On the other hand, he has a huge fan base with more than 350k followers on Instagram, more than 400k followers on Twitter, and more than 50k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Jofra Chioke Archer

Nick Name

Jofra

Jofra Archer as seen in a picture taken at the Taj West End, Bengaluru in April 2018
Jofra Archer as seen in a picture taken at the Taj West End, Bengaluru in April 2018 (Jofra Archer / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Bridgetown, Barbados

Residence

He divides his time between Barbados and Hove, England.

Nationality

Barbadian, English

Education

Jofra studied at the Christ Church Foundation in Oistins, Barbados.

Occupation

Cricketer

Family

  • Father – Frank Archer
  • Mother – Joelle Waithe

Manager

Jofra is represented by Insignia Sports International.

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

81 kg or 178.5 lbs

Jofra Archer as seen in a picture with his mother Joelle Waithe in a picture that was taken in March 2016
Jofra Archer as seen in a picture with his mother Joelle Waithe in a picture that was taken in March 2016 (Jofra Archer / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Black & White)

Jofra has English ancestry on his father’s side and Bajan ancestry on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He has a scar on the right side of the cheek.
  • Short braided hair
  • Wears a thick gold chain
Jofra Archer as seen in a picture taken at the Wellington Park Reserve in January 2019
Jofra Archer as seen in a picture taken at the Wellington Park Reserve in January 2019 (Jofra Archer / Instagram)

Brand Endorsements

Through his social media, Jofra has either endorsed or promoted various brands such as –

  • Coca Cola
  • Adidas
Jofra Archer as seen in a picture taken at Brighton Central Beach in July 2017
Jofra Archer as seen in a picture taken at Brighton Central Beach in July 2017 (Jofra Archer / Instagram)

Jofra Archer Facts

  1. He spent a decade of childhood in Barbados before moving to England in 2015.
  2. His ability to bowl fast was spotted by his coach and teacher Bruce Cosens when he was only 11 years old.
  3. In the past, due to serious competition between fast bowlers back in Barbados, Jofra started bowling leg-spins. Later, at the age of 16, Jofra decided to go back to fast bowling.
  4. Since his father is English, Jofra was granted British citizenship.
  5. He is very close to his mother.
  6. Upon his arrival in England in 2015, he was not granted permission to play for the national team as according to the rules of the ECB at the time, he would have had to complete at least 7 years as a resident of England. However, to his luck, Archer earned eligibility in 2018, after the England Cricket Board had reduced the residency period from 7 years to only 3 years.
  7. On December 25, 2013, Jofra started an eponymous YouTube channel but uploaded his first video to it on August 8, 2019. The video was titled “Jofra Archer’s First Ever Blog (Post World Cup).”
  8. In his free time, Jofra likes playing on his Xbox, spending quality time with his family, and going go-carting.
  9. West Indies cricketer Joel Garner attended the same school as Jofra.
  10. He was named in the Sussex County Cricket Club on the recommendation of bowler Chris Jordan who was very impressed with Jofra’s bowling.
  11. His fluid, athletic action allows him to bowl a consistent 90 mph (149 km/h). Jordan also stated in an interview that he might have bowled many fast-paced bowls than the whole team put together.
  12. In 2019, Jofra was given a one-of-a-kind gold chain from Pragnell and was also announced as their brand ambassador.
  13. He is a big fan of Fortnite. He also appealed for help while at a hotel room as they did not have an HDMI cable connector on their television.

Featured Image By Jofra Archer / Instagram

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