Kayvon Thibodeaux Biography
Kayvon Thibodeaux is an American football outside linebacker for the New York Giants of the National Football League. In 2018, he was named USA Today’s High School Football Defensive Player of the Year.
Kayvon Thibodeaux Age
Kayvon Thibodeaux was born in South Los Angeles, California, United States on December 15, 2000. He is 21 years old.
Kayvon Thibodeaux Height
Kayvon stands at 6ft 4in/1.96m tall.
Weight Kayvon Thibodeaux
The Kayvon weighs approximately 117 kg.
Kayvon Thibodeaux training
Thibodeaux attended and played two years of football at Susan Miller Dorsey High School before transferring to Oaks Christian School in 2017. After recording 18 sacks and 54 tackles during his 2018 season, he was named the best high school football defensive player by USA Today .
During his high school career, Thibodeau totaled 152 tackles, 54 sacks and eight forced fumbles and was the second-highest overall player in the 2019 recruiting class. Among other offers, he chose to play college football for the Oregon Ducks at the University of Oregon.
In 2019, he was named the Pac-12 Defensive Freshman of the Year. As a sophomore, he won the Morris Trophy on defense and was named first-team All-Pac-12, as well as the 2020 Pac-12 Football Championship MVP. He broke his ankle in the first game of his junior season and missed the next two games. In 2021, he had seven sacks and was a unanimous selection to the College Football All-America team. He announced after the season that he will forgo his senior year and enter the 2022 NFL Draft.
Kayvon Thibodeaux Family
Kayvon Thibodeaux was born in Los Angeles, California on December 15, 2000, to Angelo Thibodeaux and Shawnta Loice. Kayvon never mentions his father, Angelo Thibodeaux, and was raised solely by his mother, Shawnta Loice.
Kayvon Thibodeaux’s girlfriend
Thibodeaux doesn’t seem to be dating anyone right now as he hasn’t posted anything about his love life on any social media platform. The footballer seems to be busy with career and football.
Kayvon Thibodeaux salary
Kayvon receives an annual salary of $7.8 million
Kayvon Thibodeaux Net Worth
Kayvon has an estimated net worth that ranges between $1 million and $5 million.
Kayvon Thibodeaux contract
Kayvon agreed to terms with the New York Giants on a four-year, $31.3 million contract. This equates to an annual salary of $7.8 million. Gardner was selected fifth overall by the Giants in the 2022 NFL Draft out of Oregon.
Kayvon Thibodeaux Career
The New York Giants selected Thibodeaux fifth overall in the 2022 NFL Draft. In the second week of the preseason, he tore his MCL against the Cincinnati Bengals. He made his NFL debut in Week 3 against the Dallas Cowboys, recording one tackle in a 23–16 loss. Thibodeau had his first career sack in Week 6 against the Baltimore Ravens, forcing a game-winning fumble by quarterback Lamar Jackson in the fourth quarter of a 24-20 win.
He announced his partnership with Nike CEO Phil Knight and shoe designer Tinker Hatfield to create a non-fungible token (NFT) artwork in July 2021. In September 2021, he launched his own cryptocurrency, the “ $JREAM”. He also founded the Jream Foundation, which inspired the name. He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism-advertising from the University of Oregon.
He is an avid chess player who claims to have used the principles of chess to improve his football skills. He started playing chess at a young age after watching his uncles play. Online chess became his hobby. He was selected to compete in Chess.com’s BlitzChamp tournament, which is a fast-paced tournament for NFL players.