Know About Derrick Henry; Wife, Stats, Contract, Net Worth, College, Age

Published Date: 31 Dec, 2019 Updated date: 31 Dec, 2019 By Celebs Podium

After three long seasons playing for his college, Derrick Henry, age 25, got the fortune to be in the 2016 NFL draft. With impressive stats and million-dollar contract figures, he is one of the rising NFL prodigies.

American football running back Derrick Henry plays for NFL team, Tennessee Titans. He is the 2019 recipient of Pro Bowl, NFL rushing yards leader, and NFL rushing touchdowns co-leader honors

Derrick Henry Bio & Family

The player was born as Derrick Lamar Henry Jr. on 4 January 1994 in Yulee, Florida, to parents, Derrick Henry Sr. and Stacy Veal. His later grandmother, Gladys Henry, had a pivotal role in raising him and playing an integral part in career development. He went to Yulee High School in Yulee, Florida.

He then joined the University of Alabama on 28 September 2012 to complete his graduation with a bachelor’s degree in communications in May 2018. Derrick stands at the height of 6 ft 2 5⁄8 inches (1.90 m) tall and weighs around 108 kg.

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Career & Net Worth

The 25-year-old has a net worth must cross a million dollar figures. After a successful college career from 2013 to 2015, the Titans signed him on a four years contract worth $5.40 million on 9 May 2016. A part of his contract included a signing bonus of $2.13 million and a guaranteed $3.30 million.

Derrick Henry playing stats (Picture: Pro Football Reference)

From the beginning of the 2019 season, Derrick has been very determined to improve his stats. He rushed 19 times for 84 yards and a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns.

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Does Derrick Have A Wife?

Besides a progressing NFL stats, Derrick cherishes a great relationship. Although he does not have a wife nor have walked the wedding aisle, he has a beautiful girlfriend, Adrianna Rivas. The couple both have always become reticent to reveal their dating history.

Derrick Henry with girlfriend Adrianna Rivas on 29 December 2019 (Picture: Derrick’s Instagram)

In the IG post, she wrote,

Just because I love this man and this picture ?

His girlfriend is from Texas, and she loves dogs. She is a very religious person and has a lot of faith in god.

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Some Interesting Facts About Derrick Henry

  • Derrick promised his grandmother to complete his graduation from Alabama.
  • He has a tattoo of his late grandmother on his chest.
  • In 2009, his stats were 2,465 yards and 26 touchdowns as a freshman.
  • The player got the first-team All-Coast at running back in 2010 after rushing for 2,788 yards and 38 touchdowns while averaging 8.9 yards per attempt.
  • In 2011, his stats were 2,610 yards and 34 scores as a junior to secure first-team All-Coast honors from the Florida Times-Union.
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