Know About Leonard Williams; Stats, Contract, Jets, Trade, Daughter

Published Date: 24 Oct, 2019 Updated date: 24 Oct, 2019 By Celebs Podium

As the NFL Trade 2019 deadline is ticking fast, the rumor of Raiders looking to trade for Jets Leonard Williams is finding its peak. The defensive end is in his fifth season with the New York Jets, as he made to the rooster via a 2015 draft.

Leonard Williams enjoys a compelling success in the NFL field. Besides his professional bliss, he has a beautiful daughter who makes his life more enticing.

Leonard Williams Bio; Age, Parents, Height

The 25-years-of-age player was born on 20 June 1994 as Leonard Austin Williams. He hails from Bakersfield, California, and is among the five children of his parents, Clenon Williams and Aviva Russek. His father, Clenon, was imprisoned for a robbery that forced Aviva to raise him and his four other siblings mostly as a single mother.

About 6 feet and 5 inches (1.96 m) tall in height, Leonard attended Mainland High School in Daytona Beach, Florida. There, he was a two-sport athlete in football and track. Eventually, he enrolled at the University of Southern California and went along with his amateur football career.

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Career Stats, Contract

Leonard commenced his NFL career after the New York Jets selected him sixth overall in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He penned a four-year, $18.6 million contract with the team on 8 May 2015.

The defensive player ringed his professional debut on the Jets’ jersey in the first preseason game against the Detroit Lions on 11 August 2015. Eventually, he recorded a total of five tackles in his regular-season debut against the Cleveland Browns on 13 September 2015.


Catch Leonard Williams’ NFL career stats (Picture: ESPN)

Later on 11 April 2018, the Jets picked up the fifth-year option on Leonard Williams’ contract.

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Leonard Williams’ Daughter

Though the NFL player likes to keep his personal life under the wraps, it is known that he is currently dating a girl named Hailey Lott. Other than that, no further details of his current romantic life can be dug out from the media platforms.


Leonard Williams with his daughter Leana on 31 March 2015 (Picture: Leonard’s Instagram)

Leonard is yet to clarify about his married life or affair till the present time. However, he is the father of a beautiful daughter named Leana, who he had from his previous relationship. The name of Leana’s mother still remains a secret.

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Some Interesting Facts About Leonard Williams

  • He became the highest selected USC defensive lineman since Darrell Russell in 1997.
  • During the game against Green Bay Packers in 2018, Williams was disqualified after throwing a punch on Bryan Bulaga.
  • He was later fined $43,449 on 29 December 2018, which also included a hit on Aaron Rodgers
  • Leonard’s career highlights include the PFWA All-Rookie Team (2015) and Pro Bowl (2016).  
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