Lamar Demeatrice Jackson Jr. is a quarterback for the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens. After two seasons of college football at Louisville, during which he won the Heisman Trophy, he was taken by the Ravens with the last pick of the first round in the 2018 NFL Draft.
After incumbent quarterback Joe Flacco suffered an injury during his rookie season, Lamar Jackson took over as the starting quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens.
Jackson led the team to a division title and became the youngest quarterback in NFL history to start a playoff game at the age of 21.
The following season, Jackson broke the season record for quarterback rushing yards, led the league in touchdown passes, and led the Ravens to the top seed in the American Football Conference.
As a result of his achievements, he was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP), becoming the second player in NFL history to win the award unanimously and the fourth African-American quarterback to do so.
After his MVP season, Jackson became the only quarterback in NFL history to have two seasons with 1,000 yards rushing and guided the Ravens to their third consecutive postseason appearance under his direction.
How Tall Is Lamar Jackson?
Lamar Jackson stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) and has a weight of 212 lb (96 kg). Lamar Jackson is regarded as one of the best youngest quarterbacks in the history of the NFL.