The Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League have C. J. Gardner-Johnson as their safety. He weighs 95 kg and has a height of 1.80 meters. He graduated from Cocoa High School and afterwards attended the University of Florida, where he played NCAA football for the Florida Gators while pursuing his studies. He took part in all 14 of the games as a true freshman.
2017’s MVP of the Outback Bowl, Gardner-Johnson made two tackles, two interceptions, one of which was returned for a score, and was chosen for the honor. He began each of the 11 games during his second season. His decision to forgo his final year of eligibility and instead declare for the 2019 NFL Draft was made public in November 2018.
Gardner-Johnson was taken in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints with the 105th overall pick. In Week 13 of the season, he intercepted the Atlanta Falcons for the first time in his career. In 2021, he started seven games as a starting safety. The Saints traded Gardner-Johnson to the Philadelphia Eagles on August 30, 2022, along with a 2025 seventh-round pick, for a fifth-round pick and the lesser of their two 2024 NFL Draft sixth-round picks.
How Much Does C.J. Gardner-Johnson Make?
C.J. Gardner-Johnson makes $826,025 as his annual salary per his contract with the Eagles.