April of 2021 saw Justin Fields become the American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL).
So, Justin was drafted by the Bears, with the 11th overall pick, in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. They traded up nine spots with the New York Giants to select him.
Below is writing, covering the yet undiscovered topic of his personal life.
Justin Fields Parents
Justin Fields was born and bred in his hometown of Kennesaw, Georgia.
His parents divorced when he was young. His father Ivant Fields (aka Pablo Fields) was a star linebacker at Eastern Kentucky University. Later, Ivant pursued the profession of a police officer in Atlanta. He has since re-married lawyer Jo Ann Claudrick Fields.
Meanwhile, Justin’s mother Gina Tobey played an influential role in his her son’s sports career. In fact, Justin’s received the full support of his family as he dreamt of becoming a footballer.
More to Justin’s family are his two half younger sisters, Jaiden Fields, who plays softball at UGA, and Jessica who attended middle school (in Jan. 2021).
Justin Fields Height
ESPN’s NFL player bio listed Justin’s height as 6′ 3″ and weight as 228 lbs.
His Age: How Old Is He?
Because Justin was born on the 5th of March 1999, he reached the age of 22 in 2021. Based on this fact, his zodiac sign is Pisces.
Justin Fields Net Worth
All in all, the journey reportedly presented Justin Fields with a whopping net worth of $10 million (as of 2021).
Justin attended Harrison High School where he played to become a nationally recognized football player in the country. He earned All-State honors in Georgia and was rated as the “No. 1 overall recruit in the nation” by ESPN.
In 2017, he briefly committed to Penn State before being taken by the University of Georgia.
After freshman football season at Georgia, he decided to transfer to Ohio State University (OSU). Then, he was proclaimed as the Heisman Trophy finalist and the Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year.
Even the limited schedule at OSU in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic did not stop him from scoring 21 touchdowns across seven games. This way he led the team past Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinal. All this and NCAA National Championship surely helped him fill the quarterback void in Chicago that has lasted 70-plus years.
Justin Fields Salary
After Justin Fields announced that he would be forgoing his final year of eligibility to enter the 2021 NFL Draft (in January 2021), April the same year he was offered the job by Chicago Bears.
Spotrac projected, the up and coming star signed an estimated four-year contract worth a total of $18.9 million, with an $11 million signing bonus with the Bears. Spotrac also noted that Justin’s salary cap for the year 2021 would be around $3.4 million.
Not to miss, word has it, the Bears will also likely hold a fifth-year option.
Will Epilepsy Affect His Performance?
So, there has been a lot of discussion concerning Justin’s health.
Answering the public’s queries, former NFL doctor David Chao explained— Justin has a “childhood seizure disorder” (termed epilepsy) but fortunately he will “likely” grow out of it. He did not have any episodes in college, and also happens to be is on medication. Also because his family members grew out of their epilepsy diagnosis, David confirmed there should be no real reason to worry about Justin’s performance in the forthcoming games.
Justin Fields Girlfriend: Is He Dating Anyone?
Justin Fields, the most exciting young football player to emerge from the 2019 NCAA season, appeared to be single in early 2021.
The one time he spoke the term “girlfriend” was back in 2017 while describing what it felt like having to de-commit to Penn State after he had already pledged to play for Coach James Franklin’s team.
Heavy reported— back at that time, Justin dreaded calling the coach to give him the bad news. Justin’s exact words were he exchanged with BuckeyExtra were:
“Coach Franklin didn’t see it coming. That phone call was one of the hardest phone calls I’ve ever had to make. It’s really like breaking up with your girlfriend. If you have a good relationship with her, you might have to because of circumstances.”
So, maybe at least he already (possibly) experienced a separation with his girlfriend, in the past.
However, Justin’s current dating life remained completely an unveiled topic. Even his social media is not at all telling when it comes to this aspect of his life.
The champion of the several Big Ten Conference awards had 735k followers on his Instagram where he introduced himself as the father of an adorable dog named Uno.
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Last modified: April 30, 2021