Jalen Hurts

Jalen Hurts Biography

Full Name Jalen Hurts
Age 25 Years old.
Birth Name Jalen Hurts
Birth Date 1998-08-07
Gender Male

Jalen Alexander Hurts, excellently known as Jalen Hurts is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected in the second round of the 2020 NFL draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. He had a standout season in 2022, earning his first Pro Bowl selection while leading the Eagles to Super Bowl LVII. Prior to his NFL career, Jalen played college football at the University of Alabama and helped the team win the 2017 national title. He was also a member of the team that won the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship.

Hurts previously was coached by his father Averion throughout his career at Channelview High School. He was the 2016 SEC Freshman of the Year and 2016 SEC Offensive Player of the Year. As well, he was rated as a four-star recruit and was ranked among the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the Class of 2016 throughout his high school career. Moreover, he led the Eagles to a 38-7 victory over the New York Giants in the Divisional Round of the 2022-2023 NFL playoffs on 21st January 2023. Hurts was also named as one of the five finalists for the NFL Most Valuable Player Award on 25th January 2023.

Nationality American
Current Team Alabama Crimson Tide
Position Quarterback
Horoscope Leo

Jalen Hurts Background: Childhood, Ethnicity & Parents

Jalen Hurts opened his eyes for the very first time on 7th August 1998 in Houston, Texas, U.S. He was born with the real name of Jalen Alexander Hurts in the Christian religious belief. He is of American nationality and he came from a mixed ethnic background. Jalen celebrated his 24th birthday in 2022 and as per his birthdate, his star sign is Leo. Thus, his race is black.

Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth Houston, Texas
Siblings 2: Kynnedy (sister) and Averion (brother)
Father Averion Hurts
Mother Pamela Hurts

Jalen is the son of his mother, Pamela Hurts and his father, Averion Hurts. His father was the football coach at Channelview High School throughout his son's high school career. He has two siblings: a younger sister, Kynnedy Hurts, and an older brother, Averion, named after their father. Jalen's brother, Averion, was the starting quarterback for Texas Southern University and is now a college football coach at the University of Alabama. 

Moving to his education, Jalen attended Channelview High School in Channelview, Texas. Throughout his high school career, he was rated as a four-star recruit and was ranked among the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the Class of 2016. He later committed to the University of Alabama on June 5, 2015. He was recruited by Alabama's defensive line coach Bo Davis and offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin. He completed his B.A. in communication and information sciences in December 2018.

Jalen Hurts NFL Career


  • Jalen Hurts competed to open the season as the starting quarterback as a true freshman for the Alabama Crimson Tide football team in 2016 and became the first true freshman to start at quarterback for Alabama in 32 years.
  • He later finished the 2016 season with 36 overall touchdowns breaking the previous record for touchdowns in a single season for the Crimson Tide (35) set by Blake Sims in 2014.
  • He also became the first quarterback coached by Nick Saban to rush for more than 11 touchdowns in a single season as well as he was the first player in Alabama history to pass for 300 yards and rush for 100 yards in the same game and the first quarterback to rush for 120 yards or more in multiple games.
  • He was declared one of the ten finalists for the Manning Award on 30th November 2016 and on 3rd December 2016, he led his team to win the 2016 SEC Championship over the Florida Gators.
  • He led the Tide to an 11-1 regular season record, losing 26-14 to Auburn in the regular season finale in 2017. The Tide was still qualified for the College Football Playoff as the #4 seed, where they played Clemson in the 2018 Sugar Bowl semifinal.
  • Jalen finished the 2017 season with 2,081 passing yards, 17 passing touchdowns, and one interception to go along with 855 rushing yards and eight rushing touchdowns.
  • He relieved an injured Tagovailoa and led the team to a comeback victory against Georgia in the 2018 SEC Championship Game.


  • Jalen announced via social media on 6th January 2016 that he would be transferring to the University of Oklahoma for his final year of eligibility.
  • He shattered Oklahoma's single-game yardage record in a debut in his first game as a Sooner on 1st September 2019,  putting up 508 yards of total offense against Houston.
  • He helped lead Oklahoma to a Big 12 Championship and a spot in the College Football Playoff and recorded a successful season with the Sooners, recording 3,851 passing yards, 32 passing touchdowns, and eight interceptions to go along with 1,298 rushing yards and 20 rushing touchdowns.

Professional career

  • Jalen Hurts was selected 53rd overall in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles where he gained the backup position in Week 2, mainly so he could be used for quarterback runs or as a decoy.
  • He was named the starter for their Week 14 game against the New Orleans Saints on 8th December 2020 and completed 17 of 30 passing attempts for 167 passing yards and one touchdown in his first NFL start, leading the Eagles to a 24-21 win.
  • He finished with 338 passing yards, three passing touchdowns, 63 rushing yards, and one rushing touchdown in the 33-26 loss.
  • He threw for 72 yards and an interception and rushed for 34 yards and two touchdowns before being benched in favor of Sudfeld during the 20-14 loss in Week 17 against the Washington Football Team on "Sunday Night Football". 
  • Subsequently, Hurts switched his jersey number to No. 1, which had become available with the departure of punter Cameron Johnston. On 31st August 2021, he was named the starter for the regular season by new head coach Nick Sirianni.
  • He helped lead the Eagles to a playoff berth after defeating the Washington Football Team 20-16 in Week 17 and with wins from the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers later that day.
  • He has also named a 2021 Pro Bowl NFC alternate on 23rd December 2021 and threw for 258 yards and a touchdown, but fumbled once and threw two interceptions in the 31-15 loss in the Wild Card Round against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Jalen completed 22 of his 35 pass attempts for 340 yards and three touchdowns in a 24-8 victory to improve to 3-0 on the season and was named NFC Offensive Player of the Month for September, becoming the first Eagles player to win the award since 2017. 
  • He became the first Eagles quarterback to lead the team to an 8-0 record after a 29-17 victory over the Houston Texans and became the first player with 150+ rushing yards, 150+ passing yards, and multiple passing touchdowns in a single game.
  • He finished the season with a starting record of 14–1, tying a franchise-best (with Randall Cunningham) for 35 total touchdowns (22 passing, 13 rushings) to just six interceptions, 3,701 passing yards, and a 101.5 quarterback rating. 
  • Also, he was named to his first career Pro Bowl, was a Second Team All-Pro as a result of his play in the 2022 season, and was named one of the five finalists for the NFL Most Valuable Player Award. on 25th January 2023.
  • Jaen led the Eagles to a 38-7 victory over the New York Giants in the Divisional Round of the 2022-2023 NFL playoffs on 21st January 2023 and won his first playoff game, and later led the Eagles to a 31-7 win in the NFC Championship against the San Francisco 49ers to advance to Super Bowl LVII and face the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • As well, he lost a fumble which was returned for a touchdown in the second quarter and attempted a Hail Mary pass on the last play of the game which fell short as the Eagles lost to the Chiefs, 38-35.
  • Besides, Jalen provided vocals on the Christmas album "A Philly Special Christmas" in 2022.

Awards and Achievements

  • Second-team All-Pro (2022)
  • Pro Bowl (2022)
  • Bert Bell Award (2022)
  • CFP national champion (2017)
  • 2018 Sugar Bowl Offensive MVP
  • Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year (2019)
  • First-team All-Big 12 (2019)
  • First-team All-SEC (2016)
  • SEC Offensive Player of the Year (2016)
  • SEC Freshman of the Year (2016)

Jalen Hurts Relationship: Girlfriend & Dating

Jalen Hurts is in a romantic relationship with his pretty girlfriend Bry Burrows. Bry’s full name is Bryonna Nicole Rivera Burrows. The couple met and dated when they both attended the University of Alabama. He hares a beautiful relationship with his partner and therefore they are less likely to separate in the future ahead. 

Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Girlfriend Bry Burrows

The pair is having a blissful life sharing lots of love with each other and they are very less likely to get separated. There is a greater possibility of his marriage after all he seems happy in his relationship with his girlfriend. However, they have not yet made any plans for their marriage. Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight.

Jalen Hurts Contract, Salary & Net Worth

Source of Wealth American football quarterback Career
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $4,208,000 per year

Jalen Hurts is only twenty-six four of age and has the gravity of talents ingrained in one person. His current net worth as of 2023 is around $2 million and his base salary is $4,208,000 per year. He does not shy away from flaunting them either. In addition, his major source of income is his American football quarterback career and he is sincere in his work.

Hurts filed for a trademark for the phrase "HURTS SO GOOD" on 20th June 2022. The trademark registry says that it will be used for a clothing line that includes "men's, women's, and children's clothing, namely shirts, jackets, sweatshirts, pants, shorts, vests, gloves, socks, sweaters, underwear, skirts, hats, and belts."

Jalen Hurts Height & Weight

Jalen Hurts has unarguably accomplished a decent height career-wise. He stands at a tall height of 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) with a balanced body weight of 223 lb (101 kg). He has good-looking short dark brown hair and eyes color.

His ethical background is probably one of the reasons for his bold and extremely attractive personality. In addition, his body build type is athletic. Jalen has maintained his shape over the years with regular exercise it seems. 

Height 1.88 m
Weight 99 Kg
Body Type Athletic