NFL running back, Rashad Jennings is definitely having the time of his life competing on season 24 of Dancing with the Stars. Since he’s making his dancing debut, many are interested to learn more about the star athlete, so check out Rashad Jennings’ wiki below!
There’s no doubt that New York Giants’ running back, Rashad Jennings is a man of many talents. On the DWTS season 24 premiere last night, the 31-year-old star shattered the myth that jocks have two left feet by gliding his way across the dance floor with pro-partner, Emma Slater. The ballroom dancing duo is already being touted as one of the couples to watch out for among the impressive Dancing with the Stars cast for season 24. For reality TV buffs who don’t keep up with football players, here’s everything you need to know about Rashad Jennings’ wiki, including his age, net worth, stats, contract, and wife.
Dancing Duo: Rashad Jennings and Emma Slater Get the Second Best Score of 31/40
If you ever made the mistake of thinking that football players were big and clumsy, think again! Rashad Jennings and Emma Slater heated up the dance floor with their killer moves during the season premiere of DWTS. Millions of viewers tuned in to watch as the nimble-footed football pro led his beautiful dance partner to victory during their debut performance. Apart from their sizzling on-screen chemistry, Team Shad Squad (as they have been affectionately dubbed) wowed audiences with their breathtaking cha-cha set to Bruno Mars’ hit song, “24K Magic.” Coming second only to Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles by one point, the attractive pair received 31 points from Dancing with the Stars judges, Julianne Hough, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli, and Carrie Ann Inaba. Clad in a golden bedazzled blazer, Rashad Jennings knocked the judges’ socks off, and his performance was praised as the best one of the night!
Rashad Jennings’ Wiki: Kicking off a Successful Career in Football
When he isn’t vying for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy, most viewers know Jennings as one of the best football players in the NFL. At just 31 years of age, Rashad Jennings has accomplished more than most people do in a lifetime. Although he is currently a free agent, Rashad Jennings’ wiki boasts an impressive football resumé. Since he was drafted in 2009, Jennings has played for some of the best teams in the league such as the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Oakland Raiders, and most recently, the New York Giants.
With a towering height of 6’1”, Rashad Jennings kicked off his football career as a junior in high school. Despite describing himself as a 270 lb “chubby kid with asthma and glasses,” Jennings was quickly spotted by a scout from the University of Tennessee who told him, “Son, you have potential… Get your grades right!” after learning that his GPA was a measly 0.6! During his college years at the University of Pittsburgh, Jennings played football at Liberty. At the time of signing, Rashad Jennings’ contract with the New York Giants was a whopping $14.0 million four-year agreement, including $3.0 million guaranteed.
Despite being released from the New York Giants earlier this year, there’s no doubt that Rashad Jenning‘s net worth of $5.0 million will continue to grow, thanks to his stint on Dancing with the Stars!
Rashad Jennings Career NFL Stats (2016)
Rashad Jennings’ Wife/Girlfriend
A self-professed hopeless romantic, Rashad Jennings is yet to find a wife. But like many football players, he has been linked to numerous high-profile celebrities. Until recently, Rashad Jennings’ girlfriend was alleged to be the reality TV star, Angela Simmons. The 28-year-old star of Growing Up Hip Hop sparked engagement rumors after flaunting a large diamond ring on social media. However, the daughter of the popular DJ Rev Run has not revealed the identity of her fiancé, and her fans are left speculating between Rashad Jennings and other potential suitors. Let’s hope the mystery is cleared soon!