Greg Jennings

Greg Jennings

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Greg Jennings is a popular former American football wide receiver. Greg Jennings is remembered as he played ten seasons in the National Football League (NFL).

Early Life

Greg Jennings was born on September 21, 1983, and is currently 37 years old. Greg originally hails from Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, and therefore is American by nationality. Similarly, Greg follows Christianity and his birth sign is Virgo.

Talking about his family details, Greg was born to his father Gwen Jennings, and his mother Gregory Jennings. Likewise, he also has three siblings: Valencia Jennings, Ebony Jennings, and Cortney Jennings.

Education

Moving towards his educational details, Greg completed his schooling at Kalamazoo Central High School. Later, he joined Western Michigan University and graduated from there in 2010.

Professional Life and Career

Greg Jennings officially started his football career with the Green Bay Packers when they drafted Greg in the second round (52nd pick overall) of the 2006 NFL draft. However, Greg signed a contract with Green Bay Packers o July 24, 2006. Greg played as a starting wide receiver. He led the NFL during the 2006 preseason with 1 catch for 5 yards in the first game.

Greg overtook a 75-yard touchdown pass from Brett Favre against the match with Detroit Lions on September 24, 2006. With 3 catches, 101 yards, and 1 touchdown, the match was his first 100 plus yard game. Greg was voted many times for NFL Rookie of the Weeks and he won some times. Similarly, Greg overtook a 57-yard TD pass from Favre and won against San Diego Chargers in 2007.

On September 30, 2007, Greg caught a 16-yard pass from Favre which led the team to win against Minnesota Vikings. The team won against the Denver Broncos, Chiefs, and Ryan Grant in the same year. Along with this, in the 2008 preseason, Greg gathered 80 receptions for 1292 yards and 9 touchdowns.

On June 23, 2009, Jennings extended his contract for three years with a deal of $26.35 million US dollars. During that, Greg won multiple games for Green Bay Packers against Chicago Bears, Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings New York Giants, and many more.

On March 15, 2013, Greg Jennings signed a 5-year contract with Minnesota Vikings which paid him $47.5 million ($18 million guaranteed). His first win with Vikings was against the Pittsburgh Steelers. On November 24, 2013, Greg returned to Lambeau Field in a draw match between Vikings and Packers.

On April 22, 2015, Greg signed Miami Dolphins for two years. This contract paid him $8 million US dollars. However, on March 5, 2016, they released Greg to free up cap space. On July 25, 2016, Greg officially retired from football after 10 NFL seasons at the age of 32.

Greg Jennings

Caption: Greg during his game (source: sbnation.com)

Relationship Status

Greg Jennings is married to Nicole Jennings. Nicole is also from Kalamazoo. They got married in the year 2005. The couple has three daughters: Amya, Alea, and Avya. Similarly, they welcomed their son named Aice Gregory on October 5, 2012.

Greg Jennings

Caption: Greg with his family (source: midwesthome.com)

Body Measurements

Talking about his physical statistics, Greg has a towering height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.8m or else 180cm. Likewise, he has a bodyweight of 88kg or 194 lbs. However, Greg’s actual body measurements such as chest size, waist size, and hip size are not available. In addition, Greg has black hair and black eyes.

Greg Jennings

Caption: Greg posing for a photo (source: Instagram)

Social Media and Net Worth

When it comes to his social media handles, Greg is quite active on them. Firstly, Greg has a Facebook page with over 209k followers. Similarly, his @theofficialgj Instagram account has more than 46.6k followers. To date, he has posted over 1.4k posts that include pictures and videos related to his lifestyle. In addition, Greg joined Twitter in February 2011 and has already gained more than 292.6k followers.

Greg Jennings has earned a decent amount of money throughout his football career. According to the online resources, Greg Jennings’s net worth is approximately $26 million US dollars. At present, he is enjoying his self-earned wealth.