Jalen Thompson plays football professionally and is a safety for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He weighs 86 kg and stands 1.80 m tall. He attended La Serna High School, where as a sophomore he received honorable mention for the San Gabriel Valley League. He switched to Downey High School after his sophomore year, where he played cornerback and wide receiver.
He was named All-CIF and All-San Gabriel Valley League in his junior and senior years. His collegiate career in football as well as his studies were both completed at Washington State University. During his time at Washington State, he played in all 39 of the team’s games as a starter, compiling 191 tackles, six interceptions, and 17 passes broken.
He was chosen by the Arizona Cardinals in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Supplemental Draft after being determined to be ineligible for his senior year at Washington State. He signed a four-year commitment with the Cardinals in July 2019. Thompson made his NFL debut against the Detroit Lions in September 2019. He started his professional adventure in October 2019. He will open the 2020 season as the Cardinals’ strong safety.
On September 2, 2022, he extended his three-year, $40 million contract with the Cardinals through the 2025 season, which included $24.5 million in guaranteed payments.
Is Jalen Thompson Married?
No. Jalen Thompson is not married and he is not engaged to anyone.