Jordan Tyler Whitehead is a professional football player for the National Football League’s New York Jets. He assumes the role of safety. He attended Central Valley High School in Monaca, Pennsylvania. In addition to playing football, he ran track. He has started for Central Valley and played on both sides of the ball ever since his freshman year. As a senior, he gained 1,933 yards on the ground on 148 attempts and gained 471 yards on 24 throws. With 97 tackles, seven interceptions, 35 touchdowns, and 97 tackles, he had a successful season. He played collegiate football for the Pittsburgh Panthers of the University of Pittsburgh.
As a true freshman in 2015, Whitehead took part in all 13 of Pittsburgh’s games, starting the final 12. In addition to being named to the USA Today All-American Team, ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year, and ACC All-Conference Third Team, he received awards from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association for Rookie of the Year and Defensive Rookie of the Year. After the 2017 season, he declared for the 2018 NFL Draft, skipping his senior year. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected him in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Whitehead recorded two lone tackles while participating in Super Bowl LV. In March 2022, he signed a two-year, $14.5 million deal with the New York Jets.
Jordan Whitehead Parents: Meet Gregory Whitehead and Antonia Whitehead
Jordan Whitehead’s parents are Gregory Whitehead and Antonia Whitehead. Both have parents have been very supportive of his football career since the beginning.