How Old Is Jaylon Johnson? Age, Contract, High School, Dating, Facts

Published Date: 04 Apr, 2021 Updated date: 04 Apr, 2021 By Lucifer

Jaylon Johnson became a father at age 21. His baby is almost a year old to whom he refers as the greatest joy of life to make it even more meaningful.

Now, let’s find out the hidden details of his baby facts including the playing career that cites contract, draft, and incredible stats at Utah

American football cornerback Jaylon Johnson plays for the NFL team Chicago Bears. The former Utah college star is the two-time recipient of First-team All Pack for the consecutive year in 2018 and 2019. 

How Old Is Jaylon Johnson?

The NFL’s rising star is 21 years of age. He was born Jaylon Lawrence Johnson on 19 April 1999 in Fresno, California. 

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Playing Career: Contract, Draft, & High School

Jaylon went to Central High School in Francisco, California. Then he chose the University of Utah to play college football. During his Utak true freshman season in 2017, he played 12 games to record 25 tackles and one interception.

A year later in his sophomore year, he also became a starter to start all 14 games. In fact, Jaylon finished the season with 41 tackles, four interceptions, and a touchdown. In 2019, he returned as a starter in his junior year with 10 pass breakups and became the recipient of First-team All-Pac-12. Upon being part of the 2020 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears chose him in the  50th overall pick.


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On 12 July 2020, he signed a four-year contract rookie worth $6,468,770 that included $2,264,560 signing bonus, $3,168,595 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,617,193.

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Is Jaylon Johnson Dating Anyone?

After dating each other for a while, Jaylon and his wife Makayla Dominique Riddlesprigger got married. The unconditional love and selfless career the admirable couple share with one another is pure bliss. 


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Together they share a baby daughter, Zaveah Nicole Johnson, born on 12 November 2019. She is the love of his life to amaze him every day and make life meaningful. Jaylon is also ready to sacrifice anything so that his little one never suffers.

Jaylon Johnson Bio & Family: Parents, Height, Weight

Talking about family, his parents, John and Carmella Johnson are Fresno State graduates. Besides them, he has two brothers John Jr. and Johnny Johnson including a sister named Jaleesa. While his elder brother John Jr. is a former defensive back at UCLA from 2013 to 2016, he gave the sheer inspiration for Jaylon to be in a similar profession.

Sadly, Jaylon has seen his family members fighting through illness from a young age. His older sister Jalees grew up dealing with ulcerative colitis where he and his brother would lift her in the wheelchair up the stairs of their home. 

Johnny got the fortune to play for both UCLA and Fresno State. He is 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) tall in height with 88 kg body weight. 

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Some Interesting Facts About Jaylon Johnson

  • Jaylon’s father played for Fresno State.
  • His favorite book is Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable by Tim Grover.
  • In the year 2017, he played for the US Army All-American Bowl. 
  • He also played high school basketball.
  • Jaylon has over 43.2K Instagram and 17K Twitter followers. 
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