Jalen Thompson is an NFL athlete who plays safety for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. At 1.80 meters tall and 86 kg, he is also quite large. At La Serna High School, where he graduated as a senior, he received the honorable mention All-San Gabriel Valley League award as a sophomore. After his sophomore year, he changed schools and attended Downey High School, where he played cornerback and wide receiver.
He was recognized as All-CIF and All-San Gabriel Valley League in his junior and senior years. Washington State University was the location of both his college studies and football career. He finished with 191 tackles, six interceptions, and 17 passes broken up throughout the 39 games he played in and started for Washington State during his college career.
He was chosen by the Arizona Cardinals in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Supplemental Draft after being found ineligible for his final season at Washington State. In July 2019, he committed to the Cardinals for a period of four years. In a contest against the Detroit Lions in September 2019, Thompson played in his first NFL game. In October 2019, he began his professional career.
He started at strong safety for the Cardinals going into the 2020 season. He agreed to a three-year, $40 million contract deal with the Cardinals on September 2, 2022, with a $24.5 million guaranteed portion running through the 2025 season.
What Is Jalen Thompson Jersey Number?
Jalen Thompson’s jersey number is 34.
What Position Does Jalen Thompson Play?
He plays the position of safety for the Arizona Cardinals.