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Jalen Hurts was born on August 7, 1998 (age 24) in Houston, Texas. He holds an American nationality and he belongs to white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Leo.
Jalen Hurts was born in Houston, Texas to his mother Pamela, and father Averion. Hurts’ father, Averion, coached football at Channelview High School during his son’s time in high school. Pamela is the Chair of the Special Services Department at Channelview and holds two degrees: a B.A. in Business Administration and an M.Sc. in Counseling. She teaches math special education at the school and assists students in high school.
Jalen Hurts has two siblings, his younger sister Kynnedy Hurts and his older brother is Averion Jr. Averion, Jalen’s brother, was Texas Southern University’s starting quarterback and is currently the head coach of the University of Alabama’s football team. Averion Hurts is more than merely a passionate supporter and older brother.
Jalen Hurts is presently single. However, he was in a relationship with Bry Burrow, whom he met while attending the University of Alabama from 2016 to 2019. Bry Burrows’s full name is Bryonna Nicole Rivera Burrows. According to her LinkedIn profile, she graduated from Kennesaw Mountain High School, where she won the Principal Leadership Award and the Most Spirited Award.
After finishing high school, Bry headed to the University of Alabama to pursue her academic studies in political science. She studied at the University of Granada throughout the process, and in 2015 she obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Latin American Literature. Bry was one of the top university students and made the honor roll and dean’s list at the University of Alabama.
She was a member of various groups when she studied there, including the largest collegiate honor society, the Golden Key International Honor Society, which only accepts the top 15% of university students in terms of academic performance. She also won honors from organizations like The Elliot Society, Blue Key Honor Society, Order of Omega, Cardinal Key Honor Society, and Most Outstanding Junior.
Hurts, Jalen began playing quarterback for Alabama as a true freshman in 2016. He participated in the Alabama squad that won the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship during his first three seasons of collegiate football there. Jalen was chosen by the Eagles in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft, and he made one start for them during the end of his rookie campaign. Hurts narrowly missed leading Alabama to the national championship by a few plays.
Although it looked like he had scored the winning touchdown, Deshaun Watson immediately passed him. With the 53rd overall pick in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles selected Hurts. He was previously classified as Nate Sudfeld’s backup third-string quarterback but was elevated to a backup quarterback in Week 2 primarily so he could be used for quarterback running plays.
On December 8, 2020, it was determined to go after Hurts when playing the New Orleans Saints in Week 14. After punter Cameron Johnston departed the squad, number 1 became available, thus he changed to that. Hurts were chosen by brand-new head coach Nick Sirianni to start the regular season on August 31, 2021.
Hurts helped lead the Eagles to a playoff berth when the team defeated the Washington Redskins 20-16 in week 17 and also triumphed against the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers. On December 23, 2021, the quarterback was given the NFC alternate position for the 2021 Pro Bowl. Hurts ran for 90 yards, passed, and threw for 243 yards in the team’s 38-35 victory over the Detroit Lions in the season opener.
Jalen Hurt and the Philadelphia Eagles reached an agreement on a four-year, $6,025,171 contract. This deal featured a $1,941,944 signing bonus, $2,825,815 in guaranteed money, and an average annual salary of $1,506,293. He earns $6 million in wealth and quarterbacks the Philadelphia Eagles.
Hurts estimate that of his football paycheck, he spent about $165,000, of which $60,000 went to charity. He was also selected as the National Player of the Week for the Maxwell Award and Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award.