John Sherman “JuJu” Smith-Schuster was born on November 22, 1996. Football was Smith-first Schuster’s sport when he was eight years old.
He legally changed his last name from “Smith” to “Smith-Schuster” while attending college as a tribute to his stepfather. In 2012, he changed his name from “John” to “JuJu” in football program listings, a nickname an aunt gave him when he was little.
2014’s Smith-Schuster, a true freshman, had immediate playing time. He had four receptions for 123 yards in the first game of his career against Fresno State.
He recorded six receptions for 74 yards and three touchdowns against the Washington State Cougars. He has 54 receptions for 724 yards and five touchdowns by the time the 2014 season was up. Smith-Schuster had a career-high 1,454 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns in his 14 games as a sophomore in 2015.
With the exception of the three-cone drill and short shuttle, Smith-Schuster participated in almost all of the positional drills and combine drills at the NFL Combine.
He chose to participate in the USC Pro Day and ran the three-cone drill. He also performed the broad jump and the vertical jump, improving his combined score on both.
On March 20, 2022, Smith-Schuster committed to the Kansas City Chiefs. The contract had a maximum value of $10.75 million and lasted for one year. In a 20-24 loss to the Buffalo Bills on October 16, 2022, he scored his first touchdown while playing for the Chiefs.
Where Is JuJu Smith-Schuster Now: What Team Is JuJu Smith-Schuster On?
Smith-Schuster currently plays as a wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL).