Jevon Holland was born on March 3, 2000, he is a Canadian-born American football safety for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oregon, and was drafted by the Dolphins in the second round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Holland was born in Coquitlam, British Columbia, while his father played and coached in the Canadian Football League. Holland moved to the Bay Area and lived in Pleasanton, California. Holland attended Bishop O’Dowd High School in Oakland, California.
He played defensive back and wide receiver in high school. As a senior, he had 34 tackles and five interceptions on defense and 35 receptions for 1,012 yards and 12 touchdowns as a receiver. Holland played in the 2018 Polynesian Bowl. He committed to the University of Oregon to play college football.
As a true freshman at Oregon in 2018, Holland played in 13 games and made two starts. For the season he had 42 tackles and a team-high five interceptions.
As a sophomore in 2019, he became a starter and started all 14 games. He again led the team with four interceptions and had 66 tackles and a touchdown.
On September 26, 2020, Holland announced that he has opted out of the 2020-21 college football season and has declared for the 2021 NFL Draft.
Holland was selected in the second round (36th overall) by the Miami Dolphins; he was the first safety selected. Though eligible and ranked as the #3 Canadian prospect, he was not selected in the subsequent 2021 CFL Draft. Holland signed his four-year rookie contract with Miami on July 23, 2021.
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