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DeSean Jackson Bio, Age, Career, Net Worth, Salary, Height, Weight

DeSean Jackson is an American professional football player from the National Football League. He is better known for being the wide receiver position with the Philadelphia Eagles.

DeSean Jackson Girlfriend

This famous athlete has been dating for a long time with Kayla Phillips, and they had 2 children together. After a long time dating, they got engaged in 2020.

Jackson and Phillips met over social media networks in 2014 and started dating right away. Then, in less than one year, they announced their pregnancy with their first child: De Sean Jr.

Phillips is an Instagram personality with over 800,000 followers. She runs the store Shop Kay Lovely. She is 29 years old.

DeSean Jackson Kids

DeSean Jackson has 2 kids with his fiancée Kayla Phillips. DeSean Jr. was born in 2015, and Jacey was born in 2018.

DeSean Jackson Net Worth

During his 12-year career as a football player, DeSean has achieved to accumulate a net worth that is approximately $14,000,000, which will surely increase over the years.

DeSean Jackson Bio: Age, Early Life, Education

DeSean William Jackson was born in Los Angeles, California on December 1st, 1986. He grew up in the Crenshaw neighborhood in Los Angeles.

He attended the Long Beach Polytechnic High School, where he started playing football and getting the attention of many different Universities. He was also a very talented baseball player and was scouted by the Tampa Bay Rays and the Philadelphia Phillies during his senior year.

He passed his high school years playing football and was selected the Most Valuable Player in his senior year.

He chose the University of California where he played football with the California Golden Bears.

In 2007 he was selected for the 2008 NFL Draft and was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles and he stayed with the team until 2013. Other teams he played professionally with include Washington Redskins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, before going back with Philadelphia in 2019.

In 2014 he met Kayla Phillips through social media and less than 1 year later they gave birth to their first child, DeSean Jr. 3 years after they had their second child and in 2019 they got engaged.

DeSean Jackson Career Details

DeSean Jackson started his sports career during high school. He attended the Long Beach Polytechnic High School, where he achieved the Glenn Davies Award during his senior year playing with his school team, the Jackrabbits.

DeSean received a football scholarship to play with the University of California, where he showed incredible skills to play football. He was also selected to play baseball with the University’s team, but he decided to focus solely on football.

In 2008, he was selected in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft to be a part of the Philadelphia Eagles. His season debut was on September 7th, 2008, with an amazing performance. During that season, he had several team records. He left the team in 2013 with great personal and team numbers.

In 2014 he started playing for the Washington Redskins after signing a 3-year deal. He left the team after showcasing great skill.

After that time, he signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2017 for a 3 years contract. During this time he achieved numbers such as league leader in yards per perception and many others.

Then, in the 2019 season, he was traded back to the Philadelphia Eagles and has stayed with the team so far.

Jackson holds the record for career touchdowns of 60-plus yards with 25 and shares the record of touchdowns of 80-plus yards with another 4 NFL players.

DeSean Jackson has won the Pete Dawkins Trophy in 2005, the Glenn Davis Award in 2004, the Pro Bowl in 2009, 2010, and 2013; the first team All American in 2006 and 2007, the first team All-Pac in 2006 and 2007; and the second-team All-Pro in 2009.

DeSean Jackson Dating History

Unlike many other celebrities, DeSean Jackson has not been able to keep his romantic life secret. He has dated many different, and famous, women.

Between 2011 and 2012 he dated the artist, Mya. Then, he dated Chantal Jeffries until 2013, when it is said that he dated Brooke Bailey.

In 2013 he met and dated famous artist Ashanti, and stayed with her until 2015 when he started dating his now-fiancée and mother of his 2 children, Kayla Phillips.

DeSean Jackson Wife

DeSean Jackson is not married at the moment and he has not been married in the past. He is now engaged to a long-time girlfriend, and mother of his 2 siblings, Kayla Phillips.

DeSean Jackson Parents

DeSean Jackson’s parents are Bill and Gayle Jackson. He and his father were always very closed and use to practice sports together. In 2005, DeSean lost his father due to pancreatic cancer, something that was terribly difficult for him, to the point when he started hanging out with the wrong crowd.

His mother Gayle is the president of the DeSean Jackson Foundation, which works with cancer patients and their families.

DeSean Jackson Body Measurements

DeSean Jackson’s height is 5 feet and 10 inches, and his weight is 175 pounds.