Jaxon Smith-Njigba Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Family, College, Net Worth, Ethnicity & Biography

Jaxon Smith-Njigba is a wide receiver football player who plays for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. Jaxon Smith-Njigba always played college football at Ohio State University. He fixed many school records for most catches in a single game with 15 (two times) and maximum receiving yards in a single season with a score of 1,606 in 2021. He was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft (2023). He received awards including “Third-team All-American (2021)”, and “Third-team All-Big Ten (2021)”.

He was a “5-star prospect and the #5 ranked wide receiver in the Nation when he played for high school football. His performance stats for the NFL as of 2023 are Receiving touchdowns of 4, Receptions of 63, Receiving an average of 9.97, and Receiving yards of 628. Check all the details below about Jaxon Smith-Njigba’s Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Family, College, Net Worth, Ethnicity & Biography.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba Wiki/Biography

Jaxon Smith-Njigba believes in the Christian religion and his nationality is American. Jaxon’s zodiac sign is Aquarius and his ethnicity is Mixed. He was born on 14th February 2002, (22 years old as of 2024) in Dallas, Texas, United States of America.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba

He is now playing for an NFL team named Seattle Seahawks from 2023. He played at the wide receiver position whose Jersey No. 11 is in the team.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba High School & College

Jaxon completed his high school at Rockwall High School in Rockwall, Texas, United States of America. He wanted higher education, so he enrolled and completed a Bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University in the USA from 2020 to 2022. He received education along with football games as a player at college and school level. At last, he was selected for the NFL from college. Nowadays he is the best American football player on his team.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba Height & Weight

Jaxon Smith-Njigba height and weight

Jaxon Smith-Njigba height and weight

  • Height: 6′ 6″ inches (1.84 m)
  • Weight: 196 lb (89 kg)
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Arm length: 30.5 inches
  • Hand span: 9 inches
  • 40-yard dash: 4.52 s
  • 10-yard split: 1.65 s
  • 20-yard split: 2.61 s
  • 20-yard shuttle: 3.93 s
  • Three-cone drill: 6.57 s
  • Vertical jump: 35 inches
  • Broad jump: 10’5″ inches
  • Jersey No.: 11
  • Position: Wide receiver
  • NFL team: Seattle Seahawks

Jaxon Smith-Njigba Awards

  • Third-team All-American (2021)
  • Third-team All-Big Ten (2021)

Jaxon Smith-Njigba 2023 NFL Statistics

  • Receiving touchdowns- 4
  • Receptions- 63
  • Receiving average- 9.9
  • Receiving yards- 628

Jaxon Smith-Njigba Family & Parents

Jaxon is now 22 years old, whose date of birth is 14th February 2002. He grew up in Dallas, Texas in the United States of America with his parents and siblings. He belongs to a well-established family in the USA. His father’s name is Maada Njigba and his mother’s name is Jami Smith. He is half Sierra Leonean in descent. His grandparents come from Sierra Lione.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba with his parents and brother Cannon

Jaxon Smith-Njigba with his parents and brother Cannon

He has an elder brother named Canaan who was born on 30th April 1999 in Dallas, Texas USA. His brother is also an athlete. He plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the MLB as an outfielder. He was selected in the NFL Draft and played for the New York Yankees. He was traded to the Pirates in January 2021. He played his career first game in the MLB against the St. Louis Cardinals in June 2022.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba Boyfriend & Relationships

Jaxon Smith-Njigba never cleared up his girlfriend and any relationship anywhere. There is no information in the media about his relationship. He loves only football nowadays he is focused on his future life.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba Career

Early & High School

  • Jaxon Smith enrolled at Rockwall High School where he played football for his school. He led his school in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex with a score of 97 receptions for 1,828 yards and 20 touchdowns in his junior season.
  • He caught 104 passes for 2,094 yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior player. He was honored as the recipient of both the Landry Award and the Texas Gatorade Football Player of the Year award.
  • In 2019, he played in the All-American Bowl and received the award “high school All-American” by Sports Illustrated and USA Today. He completed his high school football career with a score of 5,346 career receiving yards and 82 touchdowns in 44 games played.
  • He received offers from several top college football teams named Notre Dame, Ole Miss, and Nebraska. At last, he decided to play for Ohio State University.


Jaxon Smith-Njigba playing football in the college

Jaxon Smith-Njigba playing football in the college

  • His college career started when he played 7 games for Ohio State’s freshman with a record 10 receptions for 49 yards and 1 touchdown as a freshman.
  • In his sophomore season, he was honored as a starter at the slot receiver position for the Buckeyes.
  • On 6th November, he recorded 15 receptions for 240 yards which was the second most receiving yards in a game in college history at the time, and 1 touchdown in a 26-17 win over Nebraska.
  • After that, he set two games named Ohio State single game and FBS Bowl records for receiving yards with 347 in Ohio State’s win in the 2022 Rose Bowl.
  • In the next game, he recorded 15 receptions and passed David Boston for the single-season receiving yards record at Ohio State with 1,606.
  • He announced that he would be far from college football and enter the 2023 NFL Draft.

College Statistics

  • In 2020, Ohio State, had 7 games played, 0 games starts, 10 Receiving receptions, 49 Receiving Yards, 1 Receiving touchdown.
  • In 2021, Ohio State had 13 games played, 13 games started, 95 Receiving receptions, 1,606 Receiving Yards, 9 Receiving touchdowns.
  • In 2022, Ohio State, 3 games played, 3 games started, 5 Receiving receptions, 43 Receiving Yards, 0 Receiving touchdowns.
  • In their Career, at Ohio State, 22 games played, 15 games started, 109 Receiving receptions, 1,691 Receiving Yards, and 10 Receiving touchdowns.


Jaxon Smith-Njigba playing football in the NFL

Jaxon Smith-Njigba playing football in the NFL

  • He was selected in the first round, 20th overall of the 2023 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks.
  • He caught his first career regular season NFL pass in 1st Week over the Los Angeles Rams with a one-yard completion by Geno Smith.
  • On 29th October, he caught the game-winning touchdown pass from Smith on a screen pass over the Cleveland Browns.
  • On 18th December, he caught the game-winning touchdown pass from Drew Lock on Monday Night Football over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba Net Worth & Income

Jaxon Smith’s net worth is estimated at $1-2 million dollars (As of 2024). He gained income mainly through football NFL game contracts and in the past by high school and college team games. He also received money from investments and brand endorsements. He operated some other side business ventures. He lives a happy and lavish life with his parents.

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