In the National Football League, Kenneth Gainwell is a running back for the Philadelphia Eagles. He weighs 91 kilograms and stands 1.75 meters tall. He started at quarterback for the Panthers’ football team for three years at Yazoo County High School. As a junior, he passed for 1,184 yards and nine touchdowns in addition to rushing for 1,292 yards and 20 scores.
As a senior, he passed for 1,139 yards and 10 touchdowns while rushing for 1,834 yards and 32. He finished his high school career with 3,682 yards of passing and 32 passing touchdowns in addition to 4,730 yards of rushing, 75 rushing touchdowns, and one kickoff return for a score.
Following high school, he enrolled at the University of Memphis where he played college football for the Memphis Tigers. As a true freshman who participated in four games, he had six receptions for 52 yards, four carries for 91 yards and a score, and runs of 73 yards.
He gained 204 yards and two touchdowns on nine receptions in October 2019 to earn co-American Athletic Conference (AAC) player of the week honors. He also ran for 104 yards and a score on the ground. At the 2021 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles selected Gainwell with the 150th overall choice in the fifth round.
Where Is Kenneth Gainwell From?
Kenneth Gainwell is from Yazoo City, Mississippi in the United States of America.