Terrel Bernard was born on May 7, 1999, he is an American football linebacker for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Baylor. Bernard grew up in La Porte, Texas, and attended La Porte High School.
Bernard redshirted his true freshman season at Baylor. He played in 11 games as a redshirt freshman and recorded 47 tackles with one sack and one interception.
Bernard became a starter as a redshirt sophomore and was named second-team All-Big 12 Conference after leading the Bears with 112 tackles and also recording 4.5 sacks, three fumble recoveries, and one interception.
He repeated as a second-team All-Big 12 selection in 2020 after recording 55 tackles through five games before suffering a season-ending injury.
Bernard was named first-team All-Conference as a redshirt senior after recording 106 tackles with 12.5 for loss and 7.5 sacks. The Buffalo Bills selected him in the third round, 89th overall, of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Bernard has never divulged any information about his parents, he is a very private person who likes to keep his personal life away from media attention.