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Alshon Jeffery Biography

Alshon Jeffery
  • Age: 28 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Aquarius
  • Birth Name: Alshon Jeffery
  • Father: Charles Jeffery Sr
  • Mother: Deloris Jeffery
  • Nationality: African-American
  • Birth Place/City: St. Matthews
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Football player
  • Net Worth: $3.3 million
  • Affair with: Ari Washington
  • Girlfriend: Kellianna
  • Education: University of South Carolina, Calhoun County High School
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Synopsis

American footballer, Alshon Jeffery is known for his unique playing style. He started playing football at his high school & college. He emerged as a professional footballer playing for the professional teams such as Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles. He has maintained a net worth in millions.

Early life and education

Alshon Jeffery was born on February 14, 1990, in St. Matthews, South Carolina, U.S. He is an American by nationality & belongs to African-American ethnicity.

Jeffery is born to Charles Jeffery Sr. & Deloris Jeffery. He has three brothers, Shamier Jeffery, Darren Ben, & Charles Ben.

Jeffery joined the Calhoun County High School in St. Matthews, South Caroline. During his high school days, he was the part of a four-time state championship basketball team.

Moreover, after playing football for more than two years, Jeffery gave the verbal commitment to the University of Southern California & later switched to the University of South Caroline.

Career

Alshon Jeffery began his career at a very early age. During the initial phase of his career, he played for the University of Kentucky, where Jeffery made seven catches for 138 yards with three touchdowns & five catches for 61 yards.

With a fantastic performance, Jeffery became the second-best single-game performer in the school history & also became the third Gamecock to earn an SEC Freshman of Week in 2009, defeating Devin Taylor & Jarvis Giles.

In the year 2010, Jeffery played his one of the best game against Clemson making five catches for 141 yards with a touchdown. Early in 2011, he was entitled the best overall player in the SEC by ESPN. 

Moreover, Jeffery was also named as the Capital One Bowl MVP, as he made four passes for 148 yards with a touchdown in 2012 Capital One Bowl.

Jeffery began his professional career with the Chicago Bears in 2012He was selected by the team in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft. 

In 2014, Jeffery became the season opener for his team playing against the Buffalo Bills. He made a record with 1133 yards and 85 receptions for ten touchdowns in the third season of the NFL during the year.

Moreover, leaving the Chicago Bears, Jeffery joined Philadelphia Eagles and signed a one year contract for $14 million. 

Personal life

Alshon Jeffery, 27, is not married yet. But, he was engaged to his long-term girlfriend, Ari Washington, who owns a public relations firm named, Double Coverage PR Group.

The couple was even planning to get married, however, due to some circumstances they separated & started living their own life.

Previously, Jeffery had a relationship with singer & songwriter, Kellianna. During the affair with Kellianna, he tweeted,

 “I have the best girlfriend in the world"

And it was a 21st April 2013 post.

Unfortunately, they soon had a breakup. Besides that, Jeffery has not revealed about having an affair or girlfriend in the present.

Net worth

Alshon Jeffery has a lavish lifestyle.  His salary in 2014 was $753,000 & was $960,000 in 2015. As of 2017, he estimated net worth of $3.3 million.

Jeffery signed a one year contract with Philadelphia for $14 million which was a big amount. As per some online sources, he owns several luxurious cars including BMW, Range Rover, & Nissan.

  • Last modified : 03 November, 2017
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