Saquon Barkley is a talented American footballer. Saquon Barkley plays as running back for the NFL team New York Giants.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Education
Saquon Barkley was born on 9 February 1997 and he is currently 25 years old. He is originally from Bronx, New York, and his zodiac sign is Aquarius.
This personality comes from a very athletic family. His father’s name is Alibay and he was a boxer. Likewise, his brother’s name is Alibay Jr. and he was a baseball player at George Washington High School. Alibay Jr. was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels. Moreover, his uncle’s name is Iran Barkley, and he was a professional boxer. He moved to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, with his family in search of a safer and more suburban environment in Barkley’s youth.
Moreover, his mother is Tonya Johnson. He has a total of four siblings namely Ali (Alibay Jr.), Aliyah, Shaquona, and Rashard. Talking about his educational journey, Barkley attended Whitehall High School. At this institution, this personality was rated as a 4-star recruit. He committed to Penn State to play collegiate football. However, he had originally committed to Rutgers before changing to Penn State.
At this school, Barkley also lettered in basketball and track and field in addition to football. As a senior in 2015, this personality won gold medals in the 100-meter dash at the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference championships and the long jump at District 11 meet. At the latter event, Barkley also earned a 2nd-place finish in the 100-meter dash.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Saquon Barkley is an American football running back. As such, he plays for the National Football League (NFL) team New York Giants. Previously, Barkley played college football at Penn State for 3 seasons.
Due to his successful college football career, this player received national attention. Also, Barkley finished 4th in Heisman Trophy voting with 304 total votes. Likewise, this player finished 3rd in Maxwell Award voting.
Moreover, this player has received multiple national and Big Ten Conference awards and recognition. During his 3-year collegiate career, Barkley broke and set numerous Penn State records. Some of these records are most rushing touchdowns in a career, most rushing yards by a freshman, and most total yards in a single game.
In 2018, the Giants selected this player in the 2nd overall at the NFL Draft. As a rookie, this personality set numerous league and franchise records en route to a 1,300+ yard rushing season. As such, Barkley was named the “NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year”. Additionally, this player also earned a Pro Bowl nod.
Sadly, Barkley was plagued by injuries during the next two years. He missed the majority of the 2020 season due to an ACL tear in Week 2 against the Chicago Bears.
Saquon Barkley’s relationship status is a mystery at present. However, until very recently, he was in a romantic relationship with Anna Congdon (@annacongdon). With Anna, Barkley has a daughter named Jada Clare Barkley. The couple welcomed their daughter on 24 April 2018.
Moreover, Anna shared a photo featuring Barkley for the last time on 10 February 2020. Since then, there have not been any photos featuring each other on the two’s personal Instagram profiles. On the other hand, both Barkley and Anna and not been very active on social media lately. Anna’s last Instagram post was in mid-September 2021 and Barkley’s last Instagram post dates back to 20 December 2021. Due to the two being inactive on social media, it is unclear whether the two are still romantically together or not.
Saquon Barkley stands tall at an approximate height of 6 feet or 1.83 meters and his weight is around 232 lbs or 105 kgs. Also, this American footballer has dark brown eyes and curly hair of the same color. Besides these, the American football running back’s other body measurements like his chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, shoe size, biceps, etc. are still under review.
Social Media and Net Worth
Talking about his social media presence, Saquon Barkley joined Twitter in October 2013 and so far has more than 471K followers on his @saquon account. Similarly, he has over 2.2 million followers on his @saquon Instagram account. Besides these, this American footballer doesn’t have a personal or professional profile on other platforms like Youtube, Facebook, Twitch, Tiktok, etc. Moving on, this young American footballer has a net worth of around $32 million US dollars.