|Jordan Rodgers Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||August 30, 1988|
Jordan Rodgers is an American sports commentator, TV personality, and former professional American football player who was a part of the offseason and/or practice squad of the Jacksonville Jaguars (2013), the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2013), and the Miami Dolphins (2014) in the NFL (National Football League); and the BC Lions (2015) in the CFL (Canadian Football League); as a quarterback. Jordan was signed up by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2013 – as an undrafted free agent (a player who is not under contract with any specific team or a player who is under contract but allowed to solicit offers from other teams). In August 2016, he was hired by ESPN (Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, an American international basic cable sports channel) as a college football analyst for a news program called SEC Now on the SEC Network. The SEC Network is a channel dedicated to coverage of collegiate sports sanctioned by the SEC (Southeastern Conference). 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.
Jordan Edward Rodgers
Chico, Butte County, California, United States
Dallas, Texas, United States
Jordan had attended Pleasant Valley High School, a public co-educational and comprehensive school located in his hometown of Chico. After his high school graduation, he joined Butte College, a public community college, located in Oroville, Butte County, California.
He played college football there, between 2008 and 2009. He then took a transfer to Vanderbilt University, a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee. There, between 2010 and 2012, he represented the Vanderbilt Commodores American football team.
Sports Commentator, TV Personality, Professional American Football Player (Retired)
- Father – Edward Wesley Rodgers (Chiropractor, College-level American Football Player (Retired))
- Mother – Darla Leigh Rodgers (née Pittman)
- Siblings – Luke Rodgers (Older Brother), Aaron Rodgers (Older Brother) (Professional American Football Player, Super Bowl XLV Champion, Super Bowl XLV ‘MVP’ (Most Valuable Player), 4-time NFL ‘MVP’ (2011, 2014, 2020, 2021))
- Others – Edward Wesley Rodgers, Sr. (Paternal Grandfather), Kathryn Christine ‘Kay’ Odell (Paternal Grandmother), Charles Herbert Pittman (Maternal Grandfather), Barbara A. Blair (Maternal Grandmother), Joseph Fletcher (Father-in-Law) (Physician), Soraya Fletcher (Mother-in-Law) (Physician), Ben Patton (Half Brother-in-Law) (Entrepreneur). He has 2 other half-brothers-in-law as well as a half-sister-in-law.
- 11 – Vanderbilt Commodores
- 6 – Jacksonville Jaguars
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
96 kg or 211.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jordan has dated –
- JoJo Fletcher (2016-Present) – Jordan started dating American real estate developer, TV personality, and social media star Joelle Hannah Fletcher aka JoJo Fletcher in 2016. This was after he won the 12th season of The Bachelorette (a popular American dating and relationship reality TV series) that starred JoJo and aired from May-August 2016. In July 2019, the pair hosted a reality TV show called Cash Pad where they partnered with homeowners who were trying to turn their properties into short-term rentals. The couple initially planned to get married on June 13, 2020. However, they had to postpone it due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They eventually tied the knot on May 14, 2022, at the Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, California.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Irish, English, and German descent.
- Toned physique
- Side-parted, spiked hair
- Affable smile
- Sports a rugged stubble
Jordan Rodgers Facts
- Jordan, in his senior year, led his high school football team to an 8-3-1 record. He also lettered (a letter is an award earned in the United States for excellence in school activities) in basketball and track events.
- At Butte College, he was the backup quarterback when the college team won the junior college national title in 2008, with a 12-0 win-loss record. In 2009, as a starting quarterback, Jordan broke the college record for total offense – passing for 2,219 yards and 19 touchdowns.
- He took a transfer to Vanderbilt University in 2010 and began the 2011 season as the university’s second-team quarterback. He was the team’s 2nd-leading rusher – with 420 yards on 117 carries.
- In 2012, Jordan was named the university’s offensive co-captain and his quarterback statistics were among the best in the university’s history – 191 completions, 2,539 yards & 15 touchdowns, and a pass completion percentage of 59.9.
Featured Image by Jordan Rodgers / Instagram