Saahdiq Charles, a former LSU guard joined the Washington Commanders as a draft pick in the fourth round, 108th overall, of the 2020 NFL Draft. He is currently in his third season with the team.
Charles spent his childhood in New Orleans up until 2005 when Hurricane Katrina forced his family to leave the city. Before settling down in Jackson, Mississippi, he and his family had previously made their home in Houston, Valdosta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama.
Charles went to school at Madison-Ridgeland Academy, where he participated on the football team as a utility player on the ( offensive and defensive lines). According to rivals.com, Charles was rated as a 4-star recruit.
Charles was a sought-after athlete. He chose to play college football at LSU over offers from a number of other schools, including Florida, Memphis, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, and Tennessee.
Charles enrolled at Louisiana State University and played for the LSU Tigers from 2017 to 2019.
As a true freshman for the Tigers in 2017, Charles participated in all 13 games and started nine of them. He was also chosen for the Southeastern Conference (SEC) All-Freshman Team for his performance. As a sophomore, he started ten games as a left tackle for the team.
Who Are Saahdiq Charles’s Parents?
Saahdiq Charles was born to Patricia Burrell. His dad’s name has not been stated. According to reports, Charles lost contact with his dad during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Since then, he was raised by his mom who was a nurse.