Know About Jay Ajayi; NFL, Age, Wife, Stats, Contract, Salary

Published Date: 22 Dec, 2019 Updated date: 22 Dec, 2019 By Celebs Podium

The talented player Jay Ajayi is on the verge of his successful NFL career. Moreover, both of his brothers have chosen their career in the sports platform.

Jay Ajayi is an American football running back currently playing for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Boise State University.

Jay Ajayi Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight

Jay was born on 15 June 1993 to Nigerian parents Ibi Ajayi and Kemi Ajayi in London, England. His parents moved to the United States when he was seven years old and settled in Maryland. He has two brothers in the family; Solomon and Semi Ajayi.

Ajayi attended Frisco Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas. Afterward, he went to Boise State University to play college football. He stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83 meters) and weighs 228 lbs (103 kg).

His Career; NFL, Stats

Jay played at Boise State for three seasons from 2011 to 2014. He is the only player in the team’s history with three games of 200+ yards rushing. He was then was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft with the 149th overall pick.


Jay Ajayi’s NFL career stats as of 2019 (Picture: NFL)

Ajayi made his NFL debut against the Buffalo Bills on 8 November 2015. After playing for three seasons for the Dolphins he was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles for a 2018 fourth-round draft pick in October 2017. He re-signed with the Eagles after they placed running back Darren Sproles on the injured reserve on 15 November 2019.

Contract & Salary

Jay signed a 1-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, worth $805,000 in 2019. It includes an average annual salary of $805,000.

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He will earn a base salary of $331,471 while carrying a cap hit of $265,588 in 2019.

Who Is Jay Ajayi’s Wife?

Well, the 26-year-old prefers to keep his personal life in private. He has not revealed his dating status to the public.


Jay Ajayi shares picture with Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin on 18 July 2019 (Picture: Jay’s Instagram)

Jay is active on Instagram, amassing more than 400k followers. However, he is yet to exhibit his romance with his girlfriend or wife so far. It looks like he is actively involved in his career so far.

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Some Interesting Facts About Jay Ajayi

  • Jay participated in the NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats” campaign in the 2016 season.
  • He is a die heart fan of Arsenal F.C. in the English Premier League.
  • His brother Semi plays as a defender or defensive midfielder for English club West Bromwich Albion and the Nigeria national football team.
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