Kamren Curl was born on March 31, 1999, he is an American football strong safety for the Washington Commanders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Arkansas and was drafted by Washington in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft.
He and his family later moved to Muskogee, Oklahoma, where he attended Muskogee High School. A three-star recruit, Curl committed to Arkansas over offers from schools such as Baylor, Nebraska, Oklahoma, TCU, Texas, and Texas Tech.
As a true freshman there, he started 12 games at cornerback before switching to safety for his sophomore season, where he had 53 tackles and five pass breakups in 11 games. As a junior, Curl had 76 tackles, two interceptions, and two sacks.
Curl was selected by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round (216th overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft. He signed his four-year rookie contract on July 22, 2020. Curl took over as the starting strong safety after Landon Collins suffered a season-ending injury in Week 8.
The following week against the New York Giants, Curl led the team with 11 tackles and recorded his first career sack. He recorded his first career interception in a Week 14 game against the San Francisco 49ers, which he also returned 76 yards for a touchdown. He finished the season with 3 interceptions, 88 tackles, 2 quarterback sacks and 4 passes defended.
In the 2021 Week 10 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Curl popped the ball loose from Buccaneers receiver Jaelon Darden which was intercepted by cornerback William Jackson III. On December 16, 2021, Curl was placed on the team’s COVID-19 reserve list and was forced to miss the Week 15 game against the Philadelphia Eagles. He was placed back on the active roster on December 24.
Kamren Curl has never divulged any information about his siblings, he is a very private person who likes to keep his personal life away from media attention.