Who is Leonard Fournette?
Leonard Joseph Fournette III is an American football running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League.
He played college football for the LSU Tigers and was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the fourth overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Raised in the 7th Ward of New Orleans by his parents Leonard Jr. and Lory, Fournette grew up in a troubled area that was often affected by violence and gang activity, especially after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.
Fournette credited Katrina as kick-starting his football career after he moved to Houston and back within a year because of the hurricane evacuation.
He also credits his mother’s Catholic faith with getting the family through the recovery process.
When he came back to New Orleans he played football at St. Augustine High School and competed in track and field.
His 200 metres regional mark of 21.57 seconds is the fastest in 4A, and his 10.68 in the 100 metres is only .02 off the best time. He also competed in the 4 × 100 metres relay and 4 × 200 metres relay.
On the varsity football team, he was a starter since his freshman year and compiled 7,619 rushing yards and 88 rushing touchdowns for his career.
He rushed for more than 2,500 yards and 30 touchdowns his freshman season and became the first-ever freshman to earn a scholarship offer from Louisiana State.
What is Leonard Fournette’s net worth?
Leonard Fournette is an American professional football player who has a net worth of $10 million.
Who is Leonard Fournette’s wife?
Jamie Jones is the loving and supportive wife of NFL player, Leonard Fournette.
Jamie Jones is a very private woman although she is sometimes active on social media.
As of now, it is alleged that Jamie Jones and Leonard Fournette are not dating anymore although they have a child together.
Does Leonard Fournette have kids?
Jamie Jones and Leonard Fournette are blessed with a beautiful daughter called Lyric Jae Fournette.
How old is Leonard Fournette?
Leonard Fournette was born on January 18, 1995 (age 27 years) in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
Who are Leonard Fournette’s Parents?
Lory Fournette and Leonard Fournette, Jr. are the parents to Leonard Fournette.
Who are Leonard Fournette’s siblings?
Leonard was born in New Orleans to Leonard Jr. and Lory Fournette. He has three siblings, including his little brother Lanard Fournette and sisters LaNata and LaTae.
What is Leonard Fournette’s Instagram?
Leonard Fournette is on Instagram as @leonardfournette and he has over 972K followers.