Know About Kenyan Drake; Trade, Stats, Injury, News, Contract, Dating

Published Date: 30 Oct, 2019 Updated date: 30 Oct, 2019 By Celebs Podium

The American football running back, Kenyan Drake makes into the news headlines after his recent trade to the Arizona Cardinals. Before the switch, Kenyan played for the NFL side, Miami Dolphins.

Kenyan Drake enjoyed a worthy four seasons with his college team before making his way into the NFL field. He played for the Alabama Crimson Tide football team.

Kenyan Drake Bio: Age, Height, Father, Siblings

The 25-years-of-age player was born on 26 January 1994 in Powder Springs, Georgia, the United States. Though not much detail of his parents can be found on the internet, it is known that his father, William Drake parted ways with his mother. Kenyan grew up alongside his siblings- a brother named Isaiah Drake, a younger sister, and another brother.

Standing tall at 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85 m), Kenyan attended Hillgrove High School in his hometown of Georgia. There, he kicked-off his football career. Eventually, he joined the University of Alabama and played football with his college side from 2012 to 2015.

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Career Stats, Contract

The young kick returner’s NFL journey began when the Miami Dolphins selected him in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Subsequently, he penned a four-year, $3,381,260 worth contract with the Dolphins. The deal included an $821,260 signing bonus and $821,260 guaranteed.

Kenyan ringed his NFL debut in a 12-10 loss against the Seattle Seahawks in the 2016 season opener. Playing all 16 games as a rookie, he recorded 179 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Coming to the first six games of the Dolphins’ 2018 season, Kenyan recorded 210 rushing yards and one rushing touchdown to go with 21 receptions for 145 receiving yards and a receiving touchdown.


Catch Kenyan Drake’s career stats (Picture: Pro Football Reference)

Recently on 28 October 2019, Kenyan was traded to the Arizona Cardinals for a conditional sixth-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.  

Is He Dating Anyone?

The answer to the question is ‘Yes!’ However, we are yet to crack down the name of Kenyan Drake’s lady love.


Kenyan Drake wishes birthday to his girlfriend on 24 October 2019 (Picture: Kenyan’s Instagram)

The couple keeps on making a social media appearance together. However, Kenyan is yet to mention her name in his Instagram posts. Maybe he is waiting for the right moment to provide more insights into his relationship life.

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Some Interesting Facts About Kenyan Drake

  • Before committing to play for the University of Alabama, Kenyan received offers from Georgia and Georgia Tech.
  • He missed a handful of games in his college junior year due to a leg injury.
  • Kenyan’s career highlights include BCS national champion (2012) and CFP national champion (2015).
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