Professional running back Kenneth Gainwell plays for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. His height is 1.75 m, and his weight is 91 kg. While attending Yazoo County High School, he participated in football for the Panthers and started as quarterback for three seasons. In his junior year, he rushed for 1,292 yards and 20 touchdowns while throwing for 1,184 yards and nine more.
As a senior, he ran for 1,834 yards and 32 touchdowns while also throwing for 1,139 yards and 10 scores. His high school career came to a conclusion with 3,682 yards of passing, 32 passing touchdowns, 4,730 yards of rushing, 75 rushing touchdowns, and one kickoff return for a score.
He attended the University of Memphis after high school and played collegiate football for the Memphis Tigers team. He participated in four games as a true freshman and had six receptions for 52 yards and six carries for 91 yards and a touchdown. He also ran for 73 yards. In October 2019, he rushed for 104 yards and a score.
He also gained 204 yards and two touchdowns on nine receptions, and was named the co-American Athletic Conference (AAC) player of the week. The Philadelphia Eagles selected Gainwell with the 150th overall choice in the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
How Much Does Kenneth Gainwell Make?
Kenneth Gainwell makes $953,882 as his average annual salary.