East Meadow, New York, is where Jon Feliciano was born.
His paternal grandparents were both Italian immigrants from Sicily, and his maternal grandparents were Puerto Rican.
He comes from a close-knit, large Italian family. Midway through the 1990s, Jon, his mother, and his younger brother moved to South Florida. When he was younger, Feliciano preferred basketball to football and was more interested in creating and playing video games.
Early in the new millennium, Jon’s family relocated to Davie, Florida, where he finally enrolled in Western High School and participated in football and basketball.
Feliciano’s mother’s struggle with cancer, sporadic employment, and his brother’s health issues put a lot of burden on the family’s finances and emotional stability during his adolescence.
In 2008, his mother moved back to New York, but Feliciano happily stayed in Davie to finish high school. Feliciano had bouts of famine and homelessness throughout these formative years.
He was rated as the nation’s 55th-best offensive tackle by Rivals.com and a three-star recruit by Scout.com, who listed him as the nation’s 19th-best offensive guard.
Sun Sentinel also named Feliciano to the First Team All-Broward. Feliciano had offers from a number of universities, including San Diego State University, Florida International University, and the University of Akron, but he was determined on attending the University of Miami.
With his highlight film in hand, Feliciano attended the 2008 University of Miami spring scrimmage with the support of his best buddy Sean Cole and his coach Rashad West. Coach Tommie Robinson noticed him and offered him a scholarship to play for the University of Miami.
Jon Feliciano, born February 10, 1992, is an American football center for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL).
Where Did Jon Feliciano Play College Football?
He played college football at Miami.
Feliciano joined the practice squad instead of playing in his first season as a true Freshman. He became a member of the squad formally in 2011, participated in 10 games, and started eight of them. He received an overall grade of 84% during that season. Feliciano didn’t allow any sacks all season.
He started each of his 12 games at left guard in 2012. Feliciano served as the center of an offensive line that allowed for the third-best passing offense in the ACC (295.4) and the fifth-best overall output (440.2). He finished the year with an ACSMA honorable mention for All-ACC.
The University of Miami awarded Feliciano a bachelor’s degree in human resources management in May 2014.
Feliciano started 12 games for the Hurricanes in his final season, alternating between left guard, left tackle, and right tackle.
In the Duck Commander Independence Bowl versus South Carolina, he made his final collegiate start and helped the Hurricane offense gain 422 total yards.